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Topic: Organization of the world 

Civics

 Standard 22.  Understands how the world is organized politically into nation-states, how nation-states interact with one another, and issues surrounding U.S. foreign policy
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Knows that the world is divided into many different nations with each one having its own government, and knows that a nation consists of its territory, people, laws, and government
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that the world is divided into many different nations
     2.Knows that each nation of the world has its own government
     3.Knows a nation consists of its territory, people, laws, and government
   Benchmark 2.Knows that the United States is one nation and that it interacts with every other nation in the world
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that the United States is one nation
     2.Knows that the United States interacts with every other nation in the world
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Knows that the world is divided into nation-states that claim sovereignty over a defined territory and jurisdiction over everyone within it, and understands why the nation-state is the most powerful form of political organization at the international level
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that the world is divided into nation-states
     2.Knows that nation-states claim sovereignty over a defined territory
     3.Knows that nation-states claim jurisdiction over the people within their territory
     4.Understands why the nation-state is the most powerful form of political organization at the international level