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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. Cities and their related regions
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands issues related to the spatial distribution of economic activities (e.g., the impact of economic activities in a community on the surrounding areas, the effects of the gradual disappearance of small-scale retail facilities such as corner general stores and gas stations, the economic and social impacts on a community when a large factory or other economic activity leaves and moves to another place)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  spatial distribution of economic activity
B.  impact of economic activities
C.  small-scale retail
D.  factory shutdown
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the impact of economic activities on the surrounding areas of a community   
  2. Understands the effects of the gradual disappearance of small-scale retail facilities   
  3. Understands the effects of the gradual disappearance of corner general stores   
  4. Understands the effects of the gradual disappearance of corner gas stations   
  5. Understands the economic impact on a community when an economic activity leaves and moves to another place   
  6. Understands the social impact on a community when an economic activity leaves and moves to another place   
  7. Understands the economic impact on a community when a large factory leaves and moves to another place   
  8. Understands the social impact on a community when a large factory leaves and moves to another place   


Citation Log: BD(GE,165;​EI,15;​NI,38,41,46,48;​TI,37)
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