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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 9.Understands the nature, distribution and migration of human populations on Earth's surface
  
TopicPopulation density, distribution, and growth rates
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the characteristics of populations at a variety of scales (e.g., ethnicity, age distribution, number of families and single households, number of employed and unemployed, males and females, life expectancy, infant mortality)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  population characteristics
B.  ethnic composition
C.  age distribution
D.  family structure
E.  unemployment
F.  gender distribution
G.  life expectancy
H.  infant mortality
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands ethnicity in a population   
  2. Understands age distribution in a population   
  3. Understands the number of families in a population    
  4. Understands the number of single households in a population   
  5. Understands the number of employed workers in a population   
  6. Understands the number of unemployed workers in a population   
  7. Understands gender distribution in a population   
  8. Understands life expectancy in a population   
  9. Understands infant mortality in a population   


Citation Log: BD(GE,122-123;​EE,13-14;​NI,38;​TE,22)
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