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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 16.Understands the development of agricultural societies and new states in tropical Africa and Oceania
  
Topics1. Agricultural societies; 2. Farming and agriculture; 3. Cultural diffusion, adaptation, and interaction
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the establishment of agricultural societies on the Pacific Islands and New Zealand (e.g., the plants and animals that early migrants carried with them; how these "introductions" affected the existing island flora and fauna; possible links between the cultures of Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and New Zealand)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  agricultural societies of the Pacific Islands
B.  agricultural societies of New Zealand
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the establishment of agricultural societies on the Pacific Islands    
  2. Understands the establishment of agricultural societies on New Zealand    
  3. Knows types of plants and animals that early migrants to the Pacific Islands carried with them   
  4. Knows types of plants and animals that early migrants to New Zealand carried with them   
  5. Understands how "introductions" of new plants and animals to the Pacific Islands affected the existing island flora and fauna   
  6. Understands how "introductions" of new plants and animals to New Zealand affected the existing island flora and fauna   
  7. Knows possible links between the cultures of Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and New Zealand   


Citation Log: BD(BE,161;​R;​WE,106)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
W   NCHS: World History, expanded edition

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document