Standards Database Logo
Home | Browse | Search | Purpose | History | Process | Acknowledgment| Reference

 


 

List of Benchmarks for Historical Understanding 
 Standard 1.Understands and knows how to analyze chronological relationships and patterns
  
Topics1. Chronological thinking; 2. Calendar time
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 3.Knows how to calculate calendar time B.C. (before Christ) or B.C.E. (before the Common Era), and A.D. (Anno Domini) or C.E. (in the Common Era), determining the onset, duration, and ending dates of historical events or developments
   Vocabulary terms
A.  calculation of calendar time
B.  B.C., before Christ
C.  B.C.E., before the Common Era
D.  A.D., Anno Domini
E.  C.E., Common Era
F.  onset of historical events
G.  duration of historical events
H.  ending dates of historical events
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how to calculate calendar time B.C. or B.C.E to determine onset, duration, and ending dates of historical events or developments   
  2. Knows how to calculate calendar time A.D. or C.E. to determine onset, duration, and ending dates of historical events or developments   


Citation Log: BP(BE,63;​AE,21)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
G   Gagnon: Historical Literacy
IH   International Baccalaureate: History
IU   International Baccalaureate: Humanities
K   NCHS: K-4 History, expanded edition
L   Lessons from History
SS   NCSS: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
W   NCHS: World History, expanded edition

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

Number:
Page number of the cited document