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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 1.Understands the biological and cultural processes that shaped the earliest human communities
  
Topics1. Migration and settlement patterns; 2. Hunter-gatherer, agrarian, and pastoral communities; 3. Impact of the environment on society
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the social and cultural characteristics of hunter-gatherer communities in various continental regions (e.g., similarities and differences between hunter-gatherer communities in Africa, Eurasia, and the Americas and their responses to local environments; characteristics of Cro-Magnon communities of western Eurasia; location and composition of archaeological discoveries and what understanding these bring to Neanderthal culture and community life)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  hunter-gatherer community
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the social characteristics of hunter-gatherer communities in various continental regions   
  2. Understands the cultural characteristics of hunter-gatherer communities in various continental regions   
  3. Understands the social and cultural similarities and differences between hunter-gatherer communities in Africa, Eurasia, and the Americas and their responses to local environments   
  4. Knows the social and cultural characteristics of Cro Magnon communities of western Eurasia   
  5. Knows the location and composition of archaeological discoveries and what understanding these bring to Neanderthal culture and community life   


Citation Log: BD(BE,138;​C;​WE,43)
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