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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 29.Understands the struggle for racial and gender equality and for the extension of civil liberties
  
Topics1. Civil Rights Movement; 2. Role of individuals in history; 3. Human and civil rights
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the development of the civil rights movement (e.g., the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education and its significance in advancing civil rights; the resistance to civil rights in the South between 1954 and 1965; how the "freedom ride," "civil disobedience," and "non-violent resistance" were important to the civil rights movement; Martin Luther King Jr.’s "I Have a Dream" speech in the context of major events)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  development of the civil rights movement
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the significance of the Brown v. Board of Education case in advancing civil rights   
  2. Knows about resistance to civil rights in the South between 1954 and 1965  A   
  3. Knows why the "freedom ride" was important to the civil rights movement   
  4. Knows why the philosophy of "civil disobedience" was important to the civil rights movement  A   
  5. Knows why "non-violent resistance" was important to the civil rights movement  A   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(BE,126;​AE,220;​LE,177-178;​NE,28,29)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
N   NAEP: Framework 2006

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

Number:
Page number of the cited document