OH.1. History: Students use materials drawn from the diversity of human experience to analyze and interpret significant events, patterns and themes in the history of Ohio, the United States and the world.
1.4. Grade Level Indicator: Early Civilizations: Compare the geographic, political, economic and social characteristics of the river civilizations in the Tigris and Euphrates (Mesopotamia), Nile (Egypt), Huang Ho and Indus valleys before 1000 B.C. including: Location; Government; Religion; Agriculture; Cultural and scientific contributions.
OH.4. Economics: Students use economic reasoning skills and knowledge of major economic concepts, issues and systems in order to make informed choices as producers, consumers, savers, investors, workers and citizens in an interdependent world.
4.B. Explain why trade occurs and how historical patterns of trade have contributed to global interdependence.
OH.7. Social Studies Skills and Methods: Students collect, organize, evaluate and synthesize information from multiple sources to draw logical conclusions. Students communicate this information using appropriate social studies terminology in oral, written or multimedia form and apply what they have learned to societal issues in simulated or real-world settings.
7.1. Grade Level Indicator: Obtaining Information: Use multiple sources to define essential vocabulary and obtain information for a research project including: Almanacs; Gazetteers; Trade books; Periodicals; Video tapes; Electronic sources.