WA.2. ECONOMICS - The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.
2.2. Understands how economic systems function.
2.2.2. TRADE: Understands how the forces of supply and demand have affected international trade in the past or present.
WA.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.
4.1. Understands historical chronology.
4.1.2. CHRONOLOGICAL ERAS: Understands how the rise of civilizations defines eras in ancient history by:
4.1.2.a. Explaining and comparing the rise of civilizations from 8000 BCE to 200 CE on two or more continents.
WA.5. SOCIAL STUDIES SKILLS - The student understands and applies reasoning skills to conduct research, deliberate, form, and evaluate positions through the processes of reading, writing, and communicating.
5.1. Uses critical reasoning skills to analyze and evaluate positions.
5.1.1. UNDERSTANDS REASONING: Understands positions on an issue or event.