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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 11.Understands the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface
  
Topics1. Economic development and growth; 2. Structure of cities and their related regions
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 1.Knows the factors that are important in the location of economic activities (e.g., warehouses and industries near major transportation routes, fast-food restaurants in highly accessible locations close to population concentrations, production sites near the sources of their raw materials or close to the consumers who buy their products)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  location of economic activity
B.  accessibility
C.  population concentration
D.  raw material source
E.  consumer location
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows that it is important for warehouses to be located near major transportation routes   
  2. Knows that it is important for industries to be located near major transportation routes   
  3. Knows that fast-food restaurants are located in highly accessible locations close to population concentrations   
  4. Knows that production sites may be located near the sources of their raw materials    
  5. Knows that production sites may be located close to the consumers who buy their products   


Citation Log: BD(GE,127;​EI,15;​NE,46;​TE,28,*)
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