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List of Benchmarks for Geography
 Standard 4.Understands the physical and human characteristics of place
  
TopicCharacteristics of places
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 2.Knows the physical characteristics of places (e.g., soils, land forms, vegetation, wildlife, climate, natural hazards)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  soil characteristics
B.  land form characteristics
C.  vegetation characteristics
D.  wildlife characteristics
E.  climate characteristics
F.  natural hazard characteristics
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the characteristics of soil in different places   
  2. Knows the characteristics of land forms in different places   
  3. Knows the characteristics of vegetation in different places   
  4. Knows the characteristics of wildlife in different places   
  5. Knows the characteristics of climate in different places   
  6. Knows the characteristics of natural hazards in different places   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Exploring our National Parks


Citation Log: BD(GE,150;​NE,61)
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