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Topic: Indian Ocean trade and Bantu settlement 

World History

 Standard 22.  Understands the growth of states, towns, and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa between the 11th and 15th centuries
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the role of language in shaping African society (e.g., class structure and cultural influence of Swahili-speaking towns of East Africa; relationships among modern Bantu languages and what these relationships reveal about migrations of Bantu-speaking peoples; the interaction of religion with wealth, language, and country of origin in influencing social status)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the class structure and cultural influence of Swahili speaking towns of East Africa
     2.Understands relationships among modern Bantu languages and what these relationships reveal about migrations of Bantu speaking peoples
     3.Understands the interaction of religion with wealth, language, and country of origin in influencing social status
   Benchmark 5.Understands the network of trade between East Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Persian Gulf (e.g., sources of traded items, controlling parties), the goods traded, and the importance of city-states such as Kilwa in this network
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows sources of traded items between East Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Persian Gulf
     2.Knows controlling parties involved in trade between East Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Persian Gulf
     3.Knows the goods traded between East Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Persian Gulf
     4.Understands the importance of city states such as Kilwa in the network of trade between East Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Persian Gulf