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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:   4.2.2 Understands and analyzes how cultures and cultural groups in ancient civilizations contributed to world history.  
 
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Examples
-Explains how Mesopotamia and Egypt responded to environmental challenges.
-Compares the experiences of Jewish slaves in Egypt with those of Greek slaves in the Roman Empire.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Ancient Civilizations (8000 BCE—600 CE)