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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:   4.2.3 Understands and analyzes how technology and ideas have impacted Washington State or world history.  
 
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Examples
-Examines how the invention of algebra by Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi to advancements in mathematics, astronomy, astrology, geography, and cartography.
-Examines the effects of the moveable type on literacy in Song China.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Major Societies (600—1450)