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Topic: Religion in the English colonies 

United States History

 Standard 4.  Understands how political, religious, and social institutions emerged in the English colonies
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 3.Understands Puritanism in colonial America (e.g., how Puritanism shaped New England communities, the changes in Puritanism during the 17th century, opposition to King James I, why Puritans came to America, the Puritan family structure)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how Puritanism shaped New England communities
     2.Understands the changes in Puritanism during the 17th century
     3.Knows about the opposition to King James I
     4.Knows why the Puritans came to America
     5.Understands the Puritan family structure
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands ideas that influenced religious and political aspects of colonial America (e.g., how the growth of individualism contributed to participatory government, challenged inherited ideas of hierarchy, and affected the ideal of community; whether political rights in colonial society reflected democratic ideas; how Benjamin Franklin’s thirteen virtues in his Autobiography compare to Puritan ideas and values )
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands ideas that influenced the religion of colonial America
     2.Understands ideas that influenced political aspects of colonial America
     3.Knows how the growth of individualism contributed to participatory government in colonial America
     4.Knows how the growth of individualism challenged inherited ideas of hierarchy in colonial America
     5.Knows how the growth of individualism affected the ideal of community in colonial America
     6.Knows whether political rights in colonial society reflected democratic ideas
     7.Understands how Benjamin Franklin’s thirteen virtues in his Autobiography compare to Puritan ideas and values
   Benchmark 5.Understands the role of religion in the English colonies (e.g., the evolution of religious freedom, treatment of religious dissenters such as Anne Hutchison, the concept of the separation of church and state)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the evolution of religious freedom in the English colonies
     2.Knows about the treatment of religious dissenters in the English colonies
     3.Knows about the treatment of Anne Hutchinson in the English colonies
     4.Understands the concept of the separation of church and state
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands characteristics of religious development in colonial America (e.g., the presence of diverse religious groups and their contributions to religious freedom; the political and religious influence of the Great Awakening; the major tenets of Puritanism and its legacy in American society; the dissension of Anne Hutchison and Roger Williams, and Puritan objections to their ideas and behavior)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about the presence of diverse religious groups in colonial America
     2.Knows about the contributions of diverse religious groups to religious freedom in colonial America
     3.Understands the political influence of the Great Awakening
     4.Understands the religious influence of the Great Awakening
     5.Understands the major tenets of Puritanism
     6.Understands the legacy of Puritanism in American society
     7.Knows about the dissension of Anne Hutchinson
     8.Knows about the dissension of Roger Williams
     9.Understands Puritan objections to Anne Hutchinson’s ideas and behavior

World History

 Standard 31.  Understands major global trends from 1450 to 1770
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands how traditional Puritan and Confucian attitudes toward profit making affected commerce and trading practices in China and the early New England colonies
    Knowledge/skill statements
     2.Understands how traditional Puritan attitudes toward profit making affected commerce and trading practices in the early New England colonies