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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 9.Understands the nature, distribution and migration of human populations on Earth's surface
  
Topics1. Migration and settlement patterns; 2. Places and regions over time ; 3. Cultural regions
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 3.Knows the ways in which human movement and migration influence the character of a place (e.g., New Delhi before and after the partition of the Indian subcontinent in the 1940s and the massive realignment of the Hindu and Muslim populations; Boston before and after the large-scale influx of Irish immigrants in the mid-nineteenth century; the impact of Indians settling in South Africa, Algerians settling in France, Vietnamese settling in the United States)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  influence of human movement on a place
B.  New Delhi
C.  Hindus and Muslims in India
D.  Irish immigrants in Boston
E.  Indians in South Africa
F.  Algerians in France
G.  Vietnamese in the United States
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows ways in which human movement influences the character of a place  A   
  2. Knows ways in which human migration influences the character of a place   
  3. Understands the character of New Delhi before and after the partition of the Indian subcontinent in the 1940s and the massive realignment of the Hindu and Muslim populations   
  4. Understands the character of Boston before and after the large-scale influx of Irish immigrants in the mid-nineteenth century   
  5. Understands the impact of Indians settling in South Africa   
  6. Understands the impact of Algerians settling in France   
  7. Understands the impact of Vietnamese settling in the United States   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(GE,161;​EI,15-16;​NI,68-69;​TE,32)
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