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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. Indian Ocean trade and Bantu settlement; 2. Language and writing; 3. Social class structure and interactions; 4. Religion, belief systems, and values; 5. Group and national identity
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 4.Understands the role of language in shaping African society (e.g., class structure and cultural influence of Swahili-speaking towns of East Africa; relationships among modern Bantu languages and what these relationships reveal about migrations of Bantu-speaking peoples; the interaction of religion with wealth, language, and country of origin in influencing social status)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  role of language in African society (11th to 15th centuries CE)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the class structure and cultural influence of Swahili speaking towns of East Africa   
  2. Understands relationships among modern Bantu languages and what these relationships reveal about migrations of Bantu speaking peoples   
  3. Understands the interaction of religion with wealth, language, and country of origin in influencing social status   


Citation Log: BD(R;​WE,152,153)
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