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.
1.1.1 Understands how key ideals set forth in fundamental documents, including the Washington State Constitution and tribal treaties, define the goals of our state.
2.3 Understands the government's role in the economy.
2.3.1 Understands and analyzes the role of government in the economy of Washington State through taxation, spending, and policy setting in the past or present.
2.4 Understands the economic issues and problems that all societies face.
2.4.1 Understands and analyzes the distribution of wealth and sustainability of resources in Washington State.
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 Analyzes maps and charts from a specific time period to analyze an issue or event.
3.3 Understands the geographic context of global issues.
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 a major historical event and how it is represented on timelines from different cultural perspectives.