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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 17.Understands the rise of centers of civilization in Mesoamerica and Andean South America in the 1st millennium CE
  
Topics1. Mayan civilization; 2. Role of women; 3. Impact of the environment on society; 4. Religion, belief systems, and values; 5. Trade and trade routes
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the significant features of Mayan civilization (e.g., locations of Mayan city-states, road systems, and sea routes in Mesoamerica and the influence of the environment on these developments; the role and status of elite women and men in Mayan society as indicated by their portrayal in Mayan monumental architecture; the importance of religion in Mayan society; the structure and purpose of Mayan pyramids; ceremonial games among the Mayans)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  features of Mayan civilization
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the locations of Mayan city states   
  2. Knows the road systems and sea routes in Mesoamerica    
  3. Understands the influence of the environment on city-states, road systems, and sea routes in MesoAmerica   
  4. Understands the role and status of elite women and men in Mayan society as indicated by their portrayal in Mayan monumental architecture   
  5. Understands the importance of religion in Mayan society   
  6. Understands the structure and purpose of Mayan pyramids   
  7. Knows ceremonial games among the Mayans   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Let’s Go Maya!


Citation Log: BD(BE,162;​C;​WE,124)
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