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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   6  
  EALR:   3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
  Component:   3.2 Understands human interaction with the environment.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.2.2 Understands the characteristics of cultures in the world from the past or in the present.  
 
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Examples
-Explains the Mayans' ways of life, including their technology, traditions, language, social roles, beliefs, and values.
-Explains how the Sumerians developed a unique culture based on the domestication of grain.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Ancient Civilizations (8000 BCE—600 CE)