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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 22.Understands the growth of states, towns, and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa between the 11th and 15th centuries
  
Topics1. Imperial states in West Africa and Ethiopia; 2. Literary and artistic developments; 3. Family and gender roles; 4. Cultural diffusion, adaptation, and interaction
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Understands how art and architecture reveal elements of Ile-Ife, Benin, and other African societies (e.g., the role of the ruler, political power, gender differences, foreign contact, technology)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  art in African societies (11th to 15th centuries CE)
B.  architecture in African societies (11th to 15th centuries CE)
C.  features of African societies (11th to 15th centuries CE)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how art and architecture reveal elements of Ile-Ife   
  2. Understands how art and architecture reveal elements of Benin   
  3. Understands how art and architecture reveal elements of various African societies   
  4. Understands how art and architecture reveal the role of the ruler in different African societies   
  5. Understands how art and architecture reveal aspects of political power in different African societies   
  6. Understands how art and architecture reveal gender differences in different African societies   
  7. Understands how art and architecture reveal aspects of foreign contact among different African societies   
  8. Understands how art and architecture reveal elements of technologies of different African societies   


Citation Log: BD(BE,170;​C;​WE,151;​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