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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 4.Understands how agrarian societies spread and new states emerged in the third and second millennia BCE
  
Topics1. Agrarian societies of the 3rd and 2nd millennia BCE; 2. Hunter-gatherer, agrarian, and pastoral communities; 3. Social class structure and interactions
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the rise of urban and complex agrarian societies in the 3rd and 2nd millennia BCE (e.g., how the Minoan civilization emerged on Crete and its significant cultural achievements; the origins and possible purpose of Stonehenge and the effort made to create it)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  emergence of urban societies (3rd and 2nd millennia BCE)
B.  emergence of complex agrarian societies (3rd and 2nd millennia BCE)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the rise of urban societies in the 3rd and 2nd millennium BCE    
  2. Understands the rise of complex agrarian societies in the 3rd and 2nd millennium BCE    
  3. Understands how the Minoan civilization emerged on Crete and its significant cultural achievements   
  4. Understands the origins and possible purpose of Stonehenge and the effort made to create it   


Citation Log: BD(BE,143;​R;​WE,58)
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