EALR 1 The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.
1.1 Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
1.2 Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.
1.2.3 Understands a variety of forms of government from the past or present.
2.3 Understands the government's role in the economy.
2.3.1 Understands the role of government in the world's economies through the creation of money, taxation, and spending in the past or present.
2.4 Understands the economic issues and problems that all societies face.
2.4.1 Understands the distribution of wealth and sustainability of resources in the world in the past or present.
EALR 3 The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.
3.1 Understands the physical characteristics, cultural characteristics, and location of places, regions, and spatial patterns on the Earth's surface.
3.1.1 Constructs and analyzes maps using scale, direction, symbols, legends and projections to gather information.
3.1.2 Identifies the location of places and regions in the world and understands their physical and cultural characteristics.
3.3 Understands the geographic context of global issues.
3.3.1 Understands that learning about the geography of the world helps us understand the global issue of sustainability.
EALR 4 The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes of 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.
4.1.1 Analyzes different cultural measurements of time.