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List of Benchmarks for Grades K-4 History 
 Standard 7.Understands selected attributes and historical developments of societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe
  
Topics1. Diversity of cultures; 2. Celebrations, traditions, and customs
   Level I (Grade K-2)
  Benchmark 2.Knows the holidays and ceremonies of different societies (e.g., Christmas celebrations in Scandinavia, Germany, or England; Cinco de Mayo; the Chinese New Year; the Japanese tea ceremony; harvest and spring festivals)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  holidays around the world
B.  ceremonies around the world
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how Christmas is celebrated in Scandinavia   
  2. Knows how Christmas is celebrated in Germany   
  3. Knows how Christmas is celebrated in England   
  4. Knows that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican independence from Spain   
  5. Knows that the Chinese New Year is celebrated    
  6. Knows that the tea ceremony is a significant custom in Japan   
  7. Knows that different societies hold festivals to celebrate the harvest   
  8. Knows that different societies hold festivals to celebrate the arrival of spring   


Citation Log: BD(BE,36;​KE,61)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Social Studies Standards
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
I   IDOE: The Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards
K   NCHS: K-4 History, expanded edition
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
N   NAEP: Provisional Item Specifications
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds

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

Number:
Page number of the cited document