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List of Benchmarks for Geography 
 Standard 16.Understands the changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution and importance of resources
  
Topics1. Migration and settlement patterns; 2. Natural resources
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 2.Knows how settlement patterns are influenced by the discovery and use of resources (e.g., Colorado mining towns as centers of settlement in the late 19th century, the growth of industry and cities along the fall line of the Appalachians starting in the 18th century)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  settlement pattern
B.  resource use
C.  resource discovery
D.  mining
E.  Colorado
F.  industrial growth
G.  fall line
H.  Appalachian mountains
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how settlement patterns are influenced by the discovery of resources   
  2. Knows how settlement patterns are influenced by the use of resources   
  3. Knows that Colorado mining towns were centers of settlement in the late 19th century   
  4. Understands the growth of industry along the fall line of the Appalachians starting in the 18th century   
  5. Understands the growth of cities along the fall line of the Appalachians starting in the 18th century   


Citation Log: BD(GE,136;​EI,17;​TI,42)
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