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Topic: Legacy of classical civilizations and ideals 

World History

 Standard 11.  Understands major global trends from 1000 BCE to 300 CE
  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)
    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