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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. Impact of the environment on society; 2. Migration and settlement patterns
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the role of the environment in the development of different human communities (e.g., current and past theories regarding the emergence of Homo sapiens sapiens and the processes by which human groups populated the major world regions; how environmental conditions in the last Ice Age possibly affected changes in the economy, culture, and organization of human communities)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  environmental influences on early human communities
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows current and past theories regarding the emergence of Homo sapiens sapiens   
  2. Knows current and past theories regarding the processes by which human groups populated the major world regions   
  3. Understands how environmental conditions in the last Ice Age possibly affected changes in the economy of early human communities   
  4. Understands how environmental conditions in the last Ice Age possibly affected changes in the culture of early human communities   
  5. Understands how environmental conditions in the last Ice Age possibly affected changes in the organization of early human communities   


Citation Log: BD(BE,138;​C;​WE,43,44;​LE,197)
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