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World History 
 Standard 10.Understands how early agrarian civilizations arose in Mesoamerica
  
Topics1. Olmec civilization; 2. Cultural diffusion, adaptation, and interaction; 3. Trade and trade routes ; 4. Social, political, and economic characteristics of society; 5. Archaeological methods and practices
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the framework of Olmec society and the influence of Olmec civilization on other civilizations (e.g., the cultural influence of the Olmec on the development of Zapotec and Mayan civilizations; the role of trade in the diffusion of this culture; the political, economic, and social structure of Olmec society and Olmec beliefs, and how this knowledge has been acquired in spite of undeciphered written records)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Olmec society
B.  influence of Olmec civilization
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the framework of Olmec society    
  2. Understands the influence of Olmec civilization on other civilizations    
  3. Understands the cultural influence of the Olmec on the development of Zapotec and Mayan civilizations   
  4. Understands the role of trade in the diffusion of Olmec culture   
  5. Understands the political structure of Olmec society    
  6. Understands the economic structure of Olmec society   
  7. Understands the social structure of Olmec society    
  8. Understands Olmec belief systems   
  9. Understands how knowledge about the Olmec civilization has been acquired in spite of undeciphered written records   


Citation Log: BD(BE,153;​C;​WE,95;​LE,209;​LI,209)
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