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Parent Connections for Social Studies - Sixth Grade Semester 2: Tradition vs. Modernization

Globey talks about convergence and divergence as well as tradition versus modernism in East Asia!

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Do societies remain the same or change when they interact with other societies? In the unit Tradition in a Modernizing World: East and Southeast Asia, students will learn how tradition and custom can continue in a society that has modernized.

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Students will examine the variety of political and economic systems found in China, North Korea, Japan, and the city-state of Singapore.

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Students will learn the pressures that globalization has put on local customs, as well as the opportunity for economic improvement.

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