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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 2.Understands the processes that contributed to the emergence of agricultural societies around the world
  
Topics1. Hunter-gatherer, agrarian, and pastoral communities; 2. Farming and agriculture; 3. Science, technology, and society
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands immediate and long-term impacts and influences of early agricultural communities (e.g., areas in Southwest Asia and the Nile valley where early farming communities first appeared, the effect of new tools and other objects on early farming settlements, whether fishing was considered a nomadic or agricultural way of life)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  influences on early agricultural communities
B.  impacts of early agricultural communities
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows areas in Southwest Asia and the Nile valley where early farming communities first appeared   
  2. Knows the effect of new tools and other objects on early farming settlements   
  3. Understands whether fishing was considered a nomadic or agricultural way of life   


Citation Log: BD(BE,139;​C;​WE,45,46;​LI,198)
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