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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 9.Understand how major religious and large-scale empires arose in the Mediterranean Basin, China, and India from 500 BCE to 300 CE
  
Topics1. Unification of the Mediterranean basin under Roman rule; 2. Myths and archetypes; 3. Religion, belief systems, and values; 4. Social class structure and interactions
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the origins and social framework of Roman society (e.g., the geographic location of different ethnic groups on the Italian peninsula in the late 6th century BCE and their influences on early Roman society and culture, how legends of the founding of Rome describe ancient Rome and reflect the beliefs and values of its citizens, what life was like for the common people living in Rome and Pompeii)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  origins of Roman society (500 BCE to 300 CE)
B.  Roman social framework (500 BCE to 300 CE)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the origins of Roman society   
  2. Understands the social framework of Roman society   
  3. Knows the geographic location of different ethnic groups on the Italian peninsula in the late 6th century BCE   
  4. Understands the influence of different ethnic groups on the Italian peninsula on early Roman society and culture   
  5. Knows how legends of the founding of Rome describe ancient Rome    
  6. Knows how legends of the founding of Rome reflect the beliefs and values of its citizens   
  7. Understands what life was like for the common people living in Rome and Pompeii   


Citation Log: BD(BE,151;​C;​WE,86,88;​LE,218,219;​LI,220)
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