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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. Early hominid development; 2. Archaeological methods and practices
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands early hominid development and scientific methods used to determine the dates and evolution of different human communities (e.g., methods employed by archaeologists, geologists, and anthropologists to study hominid evolution; the approximate chronology, sequence, and territorial range of early hominid evolution in Africa from the Australopithecines to Homo erectus)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  scientific methods for study of early human communities
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows a variety of scientific methods used by archaeologists, geologists, and anthropologists to determine the dates of early human communities   
  2. Knows a variety of scientific methods used by archaeologists, geologists, and anthropologists to study the evolution of early human communities   
  3. Knows the approximate chronology and sequence of early hominid evolution in Africa from the Australopithecines to Homo erectus   
  4. Knows the territorial range of early hominid evolution in Africa from the Australopithecines to Homo erectus   


Citation Log: BD(BE,138;​R;​WE,41,42)
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