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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 III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 3.Knows the consequences of a specific physical process operating on Earth's surface (e.g., effects of an extreme weather phenomenon such as a hurricane's impact on a coastal ecosystem, effects of heavy rainfall on hill slopes, effects of the continued movement of Earth's tectonic plates)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  changes on the Earth’s surface
B.  weather phenomenon
C.  hurricane
D.  heavy rainfall
E.  tectonic plate movement
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the effects of a hurricane on a coastal ecosystem   
  2. Knows the effects of heavy rainfall on hill slopes   
  3. Knows how the continued movement of tectonic plates affects the Earth’s surface   
  4. Knows the effects of extreme weather phenomena    


Citation Log: BD(GE,157;​NI,55-56)
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