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Social Studies
 
  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:   4.2 Understands and analyzes causal factors that have shaped major events in history.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.2.1 Understands and analyzes how individuals and movements from ancient civilizations have shaped world history.  
 
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Examples
-Explains the impact of Confucius and Buddha on Eastern belief systems.
-Explains the impact of Aristotle on scientific investigation with human reasoning.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Ancient Civilizations (8000 BCE—600 CE)