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  Grade Level:   6  
  EALR:   4. HISTORY The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.  
  Component:   4.1 Understands historical chronology.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.1.2 Understands how the rise of civilizations defines eras in ancient history by:
  
  • Explaining and comparing the rise of civilizations from 8000 BCE to 200 CE on two or more continents.
  • Explaining and comparing the rise of civilizations from 200 CE to 600 CE on two or more continents.
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    Examples
    -Explains and compares the basic cultural elements of early civilization in Mesopotamia and Egypt (8000 BCE to 200 CE).
    -Explains and compares the basic cultural elements of later civilization in Rome and Han China (200 CE to 600 CE).