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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 7.Knows the physical processes that shape patterns on Earth's surface
  
TopicGeologic, atmospheric, and hydrospheric processes
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 2.Understands how physical processes help to shape features and patterns on Earth's surface (e.g., the effects of climate and weather on vegetation, erosion and deposition on land forms, mud slides on hills)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  physical process
B.  Earth’s features
C.  Earth’s patterns
D.  effects of climate
E.  effects of weather
F.  erosion
G.  sediment deposition
H.  mud slide
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how physical processes help to shape features on the Earth’s surface   
  2. Understands how physical processes help to shape patterns on the Earth’s surface   
  3. Understands the effect of climate on vegetation   
  4. Understands the effect of weather on vegetation   
  5. Understands the effect of erosion on land forms   
  6. Understands the effect of deposition of sediment of land forms   
  7. Understands the effect of mud slides on hills   


Citation Log: BD(GE,118;​EI,16;​NE,37;​TI,28)
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