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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 31.Understands economic, social, and cultural developments in the contemporary United States
  
Topics1. Social issues and individual rights in contemporary American society; 2. Family and gender roles; 3. Role of women; 4. Roles and experiences of diverse groups
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 5.Understands contemporary issues concerning gender and ethnicity (e.g., the range of women’s organizations, the changing goals of the women’s movement, and the issues currently dividing women; issues involving justice and common welfare; how interest groups attempted to achieve their goals of equality and justice; how African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native Americans have shaped American life and retained their cultural heritage)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  contemporary gender issues
B.  contemporary ethnicity issues
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows about current issues surrounding gender   
  2. Knows about current issues surrounding ethnicity   
  3. Knows about women’s organizations   
  4. Knows the changing goals of the women’s movement   
  5. Knows the issues currently dividing women   
  6. Knows about issues of justice and common welfare   
  7. Knows how interest groups strive for equality and justice   
  8. Knows how African Americans have shaped American life and retained their cultural heritage   
  9. Knows how Asian Americans have shaped American life and retained their cultural heritage   
  10. Knows how Native Americans have shaped American life and retained their cultural heritage   


Citation Log: BD(BE,130;​AE,237;​NE,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