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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. Impact of the environment on society; 3. Language and writing
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 4.Understands environmental, biological, and cultural influences on early human communities (e.g., how language helped early humans hunt, establish roles, rules, and structure within communities; the proposition that Mesolithic peoples were the first to take advantage of a changing climate; biological and cultural relationships between Neanderthal and Homo sapiens sapiens)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  environmental influences on early human communities
B.  biological influences on early human communities
C.  cultural influences on early human communities
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands environmental influences on early human communities    
  2. Understands biological influences on early human communities    
  3. Understands cultural influences on early human communities    
  4. Understands how language helped early humans hunt, establish roles, rules, and structure within communities   
  5. Knows the proposition that Mesolithic peoples were the first to take advantage of a changing climate   
  6. Understands the biological and cultural relationships between Neanderthal and Homo sapiens sapiens   


Citation Log: BD(C;​WE,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