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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 1.Understands the characteristics and uses of maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies
  
TopicMaps, globes, and atlases
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 6.Knows how maps help to find patterns of movement in space and time (e.g., mapping hurricane tracks over several seasons, mapping the spread of influenza throughout the world)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  movement pattern
B.  hurricane track
C.  spread of disease
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the mapping of hurricane tracks over several seasons as a useful application of mapping patterns of movement through space and time   
  2. Understands that mapping the spread of influenza throughout the world is a useful application of mapping patterns of movement through space and time   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Weather Watch


Citation Log: BD(GE,145;​NI,53)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Social Studies Standards
E   JCGE: Guidelines for Geographic Education
G   GESP: National Geography Standards
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
I   IDOE: The Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards
IE   International Baccalaureate: Environmental Systems
IG   International Baccalaureate: Geography
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
N   NAEP: Item Specifications in Geography
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
T   GENIP: K-6 Geography: Themes, Key Ideas
TX   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines

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

Number:
Page number of the cited document