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Topic: Early industrialization in England 

World History

 Standard 33.  Understands the causes and consequences of the agricultural and industrial revolutions from 1700 to 1850
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the emergence and impact of industrialism in 18th-century England (e.g., the effects of the agricultural revolution on population growth, industrialization, and patterns of land-holding; major characteristics of industrialization; how the industrial revolution affected population shifts; how the industrial revolution in the textile industry changed the way people worked; how figures such as John Kay, James Hargreaves, James Watt, Edmund Cartwright, and Richard Arkwright contributed to industrialization in England)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the emergence of industrialism in 18th century England
     2.Understands the impact of industrialism in 18th century England
     3.Understands the effects of the agricultural revolution on population growth, industrialization, and patterns of land holding
     4.Knows major characteristics of industrialization
     5.Understands how the industrial revolution affected population shifts
     6.Understands how the industrial revolution in the textile industry changed the way people worked
     7.Understands how figures such as John Kay, James Hargreaves, James Watt, Edmund Cartwright, and Richard Arkwright contributed to industrialization in England
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands why industrialization flourished in Britain (e.g., Britain's commercial connections with foreign markets in the early industrial revolution; Britain's unique combination of geography, location, natural resources, economy, technology, and political tendencies)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows Britain’s commercial connections with foreign markets in the early industrial revolution
     2.Understands how Britain’s unique combination of geography, location, natural resources, economy, technology, and political tendencies contributed to early industrialization
   Benchmark 4.Understands the importance and consequences of new technologies (e.g., seed drill, crop rotation, stock breeding, three piece iron) in the agricultural revolution
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the importance of new technologies (e.g., seed drill, crop rotation, stock breeding, three piece iron) in the agricultural revolution
     2.Understands the consequences of new technologies (e.g., seed drill, crop rotation, stock breeding, three piece iron) in the agricultural revolution
   Benchmark 5.Understands the impact of new technology that emerged during the industrial revolution (e.g., technological innovations that propelled the textile industry to the forefront of the industrial revolution; the roles of interchangeable parts and mass production in the industrial revolution)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows technological innovations that propelled the textile industry to the forefront of the industrial revolution
     2.Knows the roles of interchangeable parts and mass production in the industrial revolution
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the effect of economic conditions and theories on the development of industrialization (e.g., the relationship between the expanding global market of the 16th to 18th century and the development of industrialization, the effect of new economic theories on industrial policies and practices)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the relationship between the expanding global market of the16th to18th century and the development of industrialization
     2.Understands the effect of new economic theories on industrial policies and practices
   Benchmark 4.Understands the realities and romanticized visions of pre-industrial England (e.g., as reflected in the paintings of Constable and Turner)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the realities of pre industrial England
     2.Understands the romanticized visions of pre industrial England (e.g., as reflected in the paintings of Constable and Turner)
   Benchmark 5.Understands the relationship between improvements in agriculture, population increase, the rise of the textile industry, the enclosure movement, urbanization, and industrialization in 18th century England
   Benchmark 7.Understands how and why industrialization developed differently in Britain than it did on the continent
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how industrialization developed differently in Britain than it did on the continent
     2.Understands why industrialization developed differently in Britain than it did on the continent