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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 IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Knows alternative ideas about the sources of law (e.g., custom, Supreme Being, sovereigns, legislatures) and different varieties of law (e.g., divine law, natural law, common law, statute law, international law)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  sources of law
B.  types of law
C.  divine law
D.  natural law
E.  common law
F.  statute law
G.  international law
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows alternative ideas about the sources of law   
  2. Understands custom as a source of law   
  3. Understands the Supreme Being as a source of law   
  4. Understands sovereigns as a source of law   
  5. Understands legislature as a source of law   
  6. Knows the different varieties of law   
  7. Understands the concept of divine law   
  8. Understands the concept of natural law   
  9. Understands the concept of common law   
  10. Understands the concept of statute law   
  11. Understands the concept of international law    


Citation Log: BD(CE,92;​BE,22;​NI,48;​QE,335-339)
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

Number:
Page number of the cited document