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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. Contemporary American culture; 2. Cultural continuity and change
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 4.Understands various influences on American culture (e.g., the desegregation of education and its role in the creation of private white academies; the influence of the media on contemporary American culture; how ethnic art, food, music, and clothing are incorporated into mainstream culture and society)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  influences on American culture
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how desegregation has influenced American education   
  2. Knows that desegregation of education played a role in the creation of private white academies   
  3. Knows how the media influences contemporary American culture   
  4. Knows how ethnic art, food, music, and clothing are incorporated into mainstream culture and society   


Citation Log: BD(BE,130;​AE,245;​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