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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. Natural resources
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 2.Knows economic activities that use natural resources in the local region, state, and nation (e.g., agriculture, mining, fishing, forestry) and the importance of the activities to these areas
   Vocabulary terms
A.  economic activity
B.  natural resource
C.  agriculture
D.  mining
E.  fishing
F.  forestry
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows economic activities in the local region that rely on natural resources    
  2. Knows economic activities in the state that rely on natural resources    
  3. Knows economic activities in the nation that rely on natural resources    
  4. Understands the importance of resource-based economic activities to the local region  A   
  5. Understands the importance of resource-based economic activities to the state   
  6. Understands the importance of resource-based economic activities to the nation   
  7. Knows that agriculture is an economic activity that uses natural resources   
  8. Knows that mining is an economic activity that uses natural resources   
  9. Knows that fishing is an economic activity that uses natural resources   A   
  10. Knows that forestry is an economic activity that uses natural resources   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(GE,127;​EI,15;​NI,39;​TI,29,33)
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