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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 11.Understands the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface
  
TopicGlobal economic interdependence and human society
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 4.Understands the primary geographic causes for world trade (e.g., the theory of comparative advantage that explains trade advantages associated with Hong Kong-made consumer goods, Chinese textiles, or Jamaican sugar; countries that export mostly raw materials and import mostly fuels and manufactured goods)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  causes of world trade
B.  theory of comparative advantage
C.  export of raw materials
D.  import of fuels
E.  import of manufactured goods
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the theory of comparative advantage   
  2. Knows that the theory of comparative advantage explains trade advantages associated with Hong Kong-made consumer goods   
  3. Knows that the theory of comparative advantage explains trade advantages associated with Chinese textiles   
  4. Knows that the theory of comparative advantage explains trade advantages associated with Jamaican sugar   
  5. Knows countries that export mostly raw materials    
  6. Knows countries that import mostly fuels and manufactured goods   


Citation Log: BD(GE,165)
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