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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:   4.3 Understands that there are multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.3.1 Analyzes and interprets historical materials from a variety of perspectives in Washington State or world history.  
 
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Examples
-Constructs an interpretation of why the U.S. government incarcerated Japanese Americans, as well as the effects of the incarceration, using historical materials from Washington State.
-Examines conflicting accounts of the effects of dams in the Pacific Northwest.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—The Great Depression and World War II (1930—1945)