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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. Religion, belief systems, and values; 3. Myths and archetypes; 4. Literary and artistic developments
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Understands ways in which the Mayan world view and cultural life were portrayed (e.g., the Mayan cosmic world view and the role of Mayan deities as revealed in art and architecture, the descriptions of social and religious life inferred in Mayan [Bonampak] glyphs and murals, what the Popul Vuh tells about the Mayan world view and creation myth and its reliability as an account of the Mayan world view)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  portrayals of the Mayan world view
B.  portrayals of Mayan cultural life
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands ways in which the Mayan world view was portrayed    
  2. Understands ways in which the Mayan cultural life was portrayed    
  3. Understands the Mayan cosmic world view as revealed in art and architecture   
  4. Understands the role of Mayan deities as revealed in art and architecture   
  5. Understands the descriptions of social and religious life inferred in Mayan (Bonampak) glyphs and murals   
  6. Understands what the Popul Vuh tells about the Mayan world view and creation myth    
  7. Understands the Popul Vuh’s reliability as an account of the Mayan world view   


Citation Log: BD(BE,162;​C;​WE,125;​LI,249)
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