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List of Benchmarks for Civics 
 Standard 3.Understands the sources, purposes, and functions of law, and the importance of the rule of law for the protection of individual rights and the common good
TopicRule of law
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the difference between the "rule of law" and the "rule of men" (e.g., government decisions and actions made according to established laws vs. arbitrary action or decree)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  rule of law
B.  rule of man
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the "rule of law"   
  2. Understands the "rule of man"   
  3. Understands that the "rule of law" and the "rule of man" are different   
  4. Knows that the "rule of law" can be described as government decisions and actions made according to established laws   
  5. Knows that the "rule of man" can be described as arbitrary action or decree   

Citation Log: BD(CE,48;​NI,46;​QI,15)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A1   LFS: Authority, I (elementary)
B   National Standards for Business Education
C   CCE: National Standards for Civics and Government
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Social Studies Standards
I   IDOE: The Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards
J1   LFS: Justice, I (elementary)
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
N   NAEP: Civics (1998, 2006)
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
P1   LFS: Privacy, I (elementary)
P2   LFS: Privacy, II (elementary)
Q   Quigley: Civitas
R1   LFS: Responsibility, I (elementary)
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines

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

Page number of the cited document