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Topic: Eastern Mediterranean, 2nd millennium BCE 

World History

 Standard 5.  Understands the political, social, and cultural consequences of population movements and militarization in Eurasia in the second millennium BCE
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 5.Understands characteristics of Aryan culture (e.g., the reasons for the migration of Indo-Aryan and Mycenaean-speaking peoples into India, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Iranian Plateau; the belief system embraced by the Aryan people; odes from the Vedas that praise major Vedic gods and what they illustrate about Aryan values; potential conflict and tension among Aryan tribes as they began to settle down in the Indo-Gangetic plain)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the reasons for the migration of Indo Aryan and Mycenaean speaking peoples into India, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Iranian Plateau
     2.Understands the belief system embraced by the Aryan people
     3.Knows odes from the Vedas that praise major Vedic gods and what they illustrate about Aryan values
     4.Understands potential conflict and tension among Aryan tribes as they began to settle down in the Indo-Gangetic plain
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands the emergence and militarization of new kingdoms (e.g., what visual and written sources suggest about the impact of chariot warfare on the battlefield; the boundaries of major states in Southwest Asia, Egypt, and the Eastern Mediterranean in the later part of the 2nd millennium BCE and why wars and diplomatic relations among these states may have represented the first era of "internationalism" in world history)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the emergence of new kingdoms in 2nd millennium BCE
     2.Understands the militarization of new kingdoms in 2nd millennium BCE
     3.Understands what visual and written sources suggest about the impact of chariot warfare on the battlefield
     4.Knows the boundaries of major states in Southwest Asia in the later part of the 2nd millennium BCE
     5.Knows the boundaries of major states in Egypt in the later part of the 2nd millennium BCE
     6.Knows the boundaries of major states in the Eastern Mediterranean in the later part of the 2nd millennium BCE
     7.Understands why wars and diplomatic relations among major states in Southwest Asia, Egypt, and the Eastern Mediterranean may have represented the first era of "internationalism" in world history