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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 10.Understands the nature and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics
  
Topics1. Convergence and divergence of cultures; 2. Group and national identity
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 2.Understands how different people living in the same region maintain different ways of life (e.g., the cultural differences between Native Americans and Europeans living along the eastern seaboard in the 17th century; differences among Sikhs, Hindus, and Muslims living in India today)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  way of life
B.  cultural differences
C.  Native American culture
D.  European culture
E.  Sikh culture
F.  Hindu culture
G.  Muslim culture
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the cultural differences between Native Americans and Europeans living along the eastern seaboard in the 17th century   
  2. Knows the differences among Sikhs, Hindus, and Muslims living in India today   
  3. Understands that people living in the same region sometimes maintain different ways of life   


Citation Log: BD(GE,124,172;​EI,14;​NE,44;​TI,13)
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