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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   7  
  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 have shaped Washington State or world history.  
 
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Examples
-Explains the impact of Muhammad and the spread of Islam on world civilization.
-Explains the impact of Chapultepec on the development of Meso-America.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Major Societies (600—1450)