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 Standard 2.Knows the location of places, geographic features, and patterns of the environment
  
Topics1. Location of natural and human features and places; 2. Maps, globes, and atlases
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 1.Knows the location of physical and human features on maps and globes (e.g., culture hearths such as Mesopotamia, Huang Ho, the Yucatan Peninsula, the Nile Valley; major ocean currents; wind patterns; land forms; climate regions)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  location of physical features
B.  location of human features
C.  culture hearth locations
D.  Mesopotamia
E.  Huang Ho
F.  Yucatan Peninsula
G.  Nile Valley
H.  ocean current locations
I.  wind pattern locations
J.  land form locations
K.  climate locations
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the location of physical features on maps    
  2. Knows the location of human features on maps    
  3. Knows the location of physical features on globes   
  4. Knows the location of human features on globes   
  5. Knows the location of Mesopotamia on a map    
  6. Knows the location of Huang Ho on a map    
  7. Knows the location of the Yucatan Peninsula on a map    
  8. Knows the location of the Nile Valley on a map    
  9. Knows the location of culture hearths on a map    
  10. Knows the location of major ocean currents on a map    
  11. Knows the location of major wind patterns on a map    
  12. Knows the location of major land forms on a map    
  13. Knows the location of major climatic regions on a map    
  14. Knows the location of Mesopotamia on a globe   
  15. Knows the location of Huang Ho on a globe   
  16. Knows the location of the Yucatan Peninsula on a globe   
  17. Knows the location of the Nile Valley on a globe   
  18. Knows the location of culture hearths on a globe   
  19. Knows the location of major ocean currents on a globe   
  20. Knows the location of major wind patterns on a globe   
  21. Knows the location of major land forms on a globe   
  22. Knows the location of major climatic regions on a globe   


Citation Log: BD(GE,146;​NI,52,*)
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