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List of Benchmarks for Mathematics 
 Standard 5.Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of geometry
Topics1. Shapes and figures; 2. Similarity and Congruence; 3. Lines and angles
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the defining properties of three-dimensional figures (e.g., a cube has edges with equal lengths, faces with equal areas and congruent shapes, right angle corners)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  three-dimensional figures
B.  properties of three-dimensional figures
C.  solid
D.  property of cubes
E.  prism
F.  pyramid
G.  cylinder
H.  cone
I.  shape property
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the concept of a three-dimensional figure   
  2. Understands the properties of three-dimensional figures  A   
  3. Understands that the properties of a cube include faces that are congruent, faces that have equal areas, edges with equal lengths, and right angle corners   

 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(ME,232;​B2E,10,11;​CE,192;​PI,23;​S2E,55,*)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
*   McREL Report
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
AC   ACT, College Readiness Standards
AD   American Diploma Project
B1   International Baccalaureate: Math, Primary
B2   International Baccalaureate: Math, Middle
B3   International Baccalaureate: Math, High
C   CBE: Standards for Excellence
C3   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 3
C5   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 5
CB   College Board: College Board Standards for College Success: Mathematics and Statistics
CO   CDE: Building Blocks to Colorado’s Content Standards
D   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Mathematics
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   NCTM: Principles & Standards for School Mathematics
MA   MDE (Massachusetts): Early Childhood Standards
N4   NAEP: Released items for grade 4 (2003)
N8   NAEP: Released items for grade 8 (2003)
P   NAEP: Mathematics Assessment Framework
PS   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
S1   New Standards: Elementary School
S2   New Standards: Middle School
S3   New Standards: High School
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
T1   TIMSS: Population 1 assessed grade 4 (released 1998)
T2   TIMSS: Population 2 assessed grade 8 (released 1998)
T3   TIMSS: Final Year assessed grade 12 (released 1998)
U   Understanding University Success: A Report from Standards for Success
UK   United Kingdom: Desirable Outcomes for Children’s Learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document