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Is it better to make goods here or there?

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Students will investigate the Silk Road to learn about the beginnings of globalization, and study the process of globalization, global trade, comparative advantage, design, sourcing, manufacturing and distribution. Students will consider if globalization results in more positive or negative contributions to our communities and society as whole.

Learning Targets: 
Define globalization, its positives and its controversies.
Interpret visual and print sources in order to examine the impacts of globalization
Cite textual evidence from visual and print sources to create an argument for if globalization is a more positive or negative development
Author: 
zheutline
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Licensing: 
Creative Commons Licence
Grade: 
Common Core Language Arts