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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 11.Understands major global trends from 1000 BCE to 300 CE
  
Topics1. Legacy of classical civilizations and ideals; 2. Influence of ideas on society; 3. Cultural diffusion, adaptation, and interaction
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the concept and importance of "classical civilizations" (e.g., the enduring importance of ideas, institutions, and art forms that emerged in the classical periods; the significance of Greek or Hellenistic ideas and cultural styles in the history of the Mediterranean basin, Europe, Southwest Asia, and India)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  classical civilizations
B.  significance of classical civilizations
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the enduring importance of ideas that emerged in the classical periods   
  2. Understands the enduring importance of institutions that emerged in the classical periods   
  3. Understands the enduring importance of art forms that emerged in the classical periods   
  4. Understands the significance of Greek or Hellenistic ideas and cultural styles in the history of the Mediterranean basin   
  5. Understands the significance of Greek or Hellenistic ideas and cultural styles in the history of Europe   
  6. Understands the significance of Greek or Hellenistic ideas and cultural styles in the history of Southwest Asia   
  7. Understands the significance of Greek or Hellenistic ideas and cultural styles in the history of India   


Citation Log: BD(BE,153;​LI,211)
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