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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 11.Understands the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface
  
TopicTransportation and communication networks
   Level I (Grade K-2)
  Benchmark 1.Knows the modes of transportation used to move people, products and ideas from place to place (e.g., barges, airplanes, automobiles, pipelines, ships, railroads), their importance and their advantages and disadvantages
   Vocabulary terms
A.  mode of transportation
B.  movement of people
C.  movement of products
D.  movement of ideas
E.  barge
F.  airplane
G.  automobile
H.  pipeline
I.  ship
J.  railroad
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the modes of transportation used to move people from place to place   
  2. Knows the modes of transportation used to move products from place to place   
  3. Knows the modes of transportation used to move ideas from place to place   
  4. Understands the importance of different modes of transportation   
  5. Understands the advantages of different modes of transportation   
  6. Understands the disadvantages of different modes of transportation   
  7. Knows that barges move products from place to place   
  8. Knows that airplanes move people from place to place   
  9. Knows that airplanes move products from place to place   
  10. Knows that automobiles move people from place to place   
  11. Knows that automobiles move products from place to place   
  12. Knows that pipelines move products from place to place   
  13. Knows that ships move people from place to place   
  14. Knows that ships move products from place to place   
  15. Knows that railroads move people from place to place   
  16. Knows that railroads move products from place to place   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Trains, Planes, and Automobiles


Citation Log: BD(GE,127;​EI,12;​NI,43;​TI,10,18)
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