Standards Database Logo
Home | Browse | Search | Purpose | History | Process | Acknowledgment| Reference

 


 

List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 13.Understands the forces of cooperation and conflict that shape the divisions of Earth's surface
  
Topics1. Development, ideology, and structure of political systems; 2. Population density, distribution, and growth rates
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Understands why the boundaries of congressional districts change in the United States (e.g., the effects of statutory requirements, population shifts, ethnic and racial considerations, shifts in political power)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  congressional district boundary
B.  United States Congress
C.  statutory requirement
D.  population shifts and boundaries
E.  political power shift
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands that boundaries of congressional districts in the United States change as a result of statutory requirements   
  2. Understands that boundaries of congressional districts in the United States change as a result of population shifts   
  3. Understands that boundaries of congressional districts in the United States change as a result of ethnic and racial considerations   
  4. Understands that boundaries of congressional districts in the United States change as a results of shifts in political power   


Citation Log: BD(GE,210;​IGI,10;​NI,85-86)
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