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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 41.Understands the causes and global consequences of World War II
  
Topics1. Scope and human costs of World War II; 2. Human and civil rights; 3. Racial, ethnic, and religious discrimination
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the Holocaust and its impact on Jewish culture and European society (e.g., the chronology of the Nazi "war on the Jews," and the geography and scale of Jewish deaths resulting from this policy; personal reasons for resistance to or compliance with Nazi policies and orders; the brutality of Nazi genocide in the Holocaust as revealed in personal stories of the victims)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Holocaust
B.  impact of the Holocaust
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the Holocaust’s impact on Jewish culture    
  2. Understands the Holocaust’s impact on European society    
  3. Knows the chronology of the Nazi "war on the Jews"   
  4. Understands the geography and scale of Jewish deaths resulting from the Nazi "war on Jews"   
  5. Knows people’s personal reasons for resistance to or compliance with Nazi policies and orders   
  6. Understands the brutality of Nazi genocide in the Holocaust as revealed in personal stories of the victims   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Voices of Tragedy and Horror: Remembering the Holocaust


Citation Log: BD(BE,204;​C;​WE,269;​LE,296)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
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