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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. Comparative analysis of culture and societies; 2. Cultural perspectives
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 3.Understands how different human communities expressed their beliefs (e.g., theories regarding the relationship between linguistic and cultural development; possible social, cultural, and/or religious meanings inferred from late paleolithic cave paintings found in Spain and France; theories about the ways in which hunter-gatherers may have communicated, maintained memory of past events, and expressed religious feelings)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  expression of beliefs in early human communities
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows theories regarding the relationship between linguistic and cultural development   
  2. Knows possible social, cultural, and/or religious meanings inferred from late paleolithic cave paintings found in Spain and France   
  3. Knows theories about the ways in which hunter gatherers may have communicated   
  4. Knows theories about the ways in which hunter gatherers may have maintained memory of past events   
  5. Knows theories about the ways in which hunter gatherers may have expressed religious feelings   


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