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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. Agricultural societies; 2. Archaeological methods and practices; 3. Farming and agriculture; 3. Social class structure and interactions
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 3.Understands what archaeological evidence reveals about the social and cultural conditions of agricultural societies (e.g., the emergence of social class divisions, occupational specialization, differences in gender roles; long distance trade routes in Southwest Asia; the importance of obsidian to this trade)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  social conditions of early agricultural societies
B.  cultural conditions of early agricultural societies
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands what archaeological evidence reveals about the social conditions of agricultural societies   
  2. Understands what archaeological evidence reveals about the cultural conditions of agricultural societies   
  3. Understands the emergence of social class divisions in early agricultural societies   
  4. Understands the emergence of occupational specialization in early agricultural societies   
  5. Understands the differences in gender roles in early agricultural societies   
  6. Knows long distance trade routes in Southwest Asia   
  7. Understands the importance of obsidian to long distance trade in Southwest Asia   


Citation Log: BD(BE,139;​R;​WE,47;​LE,198;​LI,199)
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