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Louisiana: 6th-Grade Standards

  • LA.G-M. Content Standard: Geography

    Physical and Cultural Systems: Students develop a spatial understanding of Earth's surface and the processes that shape it, the connections between people and places, and the relationship between man and his environment.

    • G-1A-M1. Benchmark / Gle: The World in Spatial Terms

      identifying and describing the characteristics, functions, and applications of various types of maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1A-M2. Benchmark / Gle: The World in Spatial Terms

      interpreting and developing maps, globes, graphs, charts, models, and databases to analyze spatial distributions and patterns. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1A-M3. Benchmark / Gle: The World in Spatial Terms

      organizing and displaying information about the location of geographic features and places by using mental mapping skills. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1B-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Places and Regions

      explaining and analyzing both the physical and human phenomena associated with specific places, including precipitation and settlement patterns. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1B-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Places and Regions

      identifying and describing significant physical features that have influenced historical events. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1B-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Places and Regions

      identifying criteria used to define regions and explaining how and why regions change. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1B-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Places and Regions

      describing and explaining how personal interests, culture, and technology affect people's perceptions and uses of places and regions. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1C-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Physical and Human Systems

      predicting and explaining how physical features help to shape patterns and arrangements in the physical environment. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1C-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Physical and Human Systems

      identifying key demographic concepts and using these concepts to analyze the population characteristics of a country or region. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1C-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Physical and Human Systems

      describing the characteristics and patterns of human settlement in different regions of the world and analyzing the impact of urbanization. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1C-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Physical and Human Systems

      analyzing types, patterns, and effects of human migration over time. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1C-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Physical and Human Systems

      tracing local and worldwide patterns of cultural diffusion and analyzing their causes and effects. (1, 3, 4)

    • G-1C-M6. Benchmark / Gle: Physical and Human Systems

      comparing historical and contemporary patterns of economic interdependence. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • G-1C-M7. Benchmark / Gle: Physical and Human Systems

      explaining how cooperation and conflict among people contribute to the political divisions on Earth's surface. (1, 2, 4)

    • G-1D-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Environment and Society

      analyzing and evaluating the effects of human actions upon the physical environment. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • G-1D-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Environment and Society

      explaining and giving examples of how characteristics of different physical environments affect human activities. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • G-1D-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Environment and Society

      analyzing the worldwide distribution and utilization of natural resources. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • G-1D-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Environment and Society

      identifying problems that relate to contemporary geographic issues and researching possible solutions. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • GLE-M-1. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      The World in Spatial Terms: Use latitude and longitude to determine direction or locate or compare points on a map or representation of a globe (G-1A-M2)

    • GLE-M-2. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Places and Regions: Identify land and climatic conditions conducive to human settlement in regions of the world and describe the role of these conditions (G-1B-M1)

    • GLE-M-3. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Places and Regions: Identify physical features that influenced world historical events and describe their influence (e.g., the Nile and Tigris-Euphrates as 'cradles of civilization') (G-1B-M2)

    • GLE-M-4. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Places and Regions: Explain ways in which goals, cultures, interests, inventions, and technological advances have affected people's perceptions and uses of places or regions in world history (G-1B-M4)

    • GLE-M-5. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Physical and Human Systems: Explain reasons for different patterns of migration among early peoples (G-1C-M4)

    • GLE-M-6. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Physical and Human Systems: Explain factors or events that have facilitated cultural diffusion (e.g., the Silk Road, Crusades) (G-1C-M5)

    • GLE-M-7. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Physical and Human Systems: Describe the economic interdependence among various ancient civilizations (G-1C-M6)

    • GLE-M-8. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Physical and Human Systems: Explain how ancient civilizations established and maintained political boundaries (G-1C-M7)

    • GLE-M-9. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Environment and Society: Explain how different physical environments affected human activity in ancient civilizations (G-1D-M2)

    • GLE-M-10. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Environment and Society: Analyze world or regional distribution of natural resources in terms of the need to import or the capacity to export (G-1D-M3)

  • LA.C-M. Content Standard: Civics

    Citizenship and Government: Students develop an understanding of the structure and purposes of government, the foundations of the American democratic system, and the role of the United States in the world, while learning about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

    • C-1A-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      explaining major ideas about why governments are necessary and evaluating competing positions on the purposes government should serve. (1, 2, 4, 5)

    • C-1A-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      describing the essential characteristics of various systems of government. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1A-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      explaining how the powers of the government are distributed, shared, and limited by the United States and Louisiana constitutions. (1, 3, 5)

    • C-1A-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      explaining the purposes of state constitutions and describing the relationship of state constitutions to the federal constitution. (1, 3, 5)

    • C-1A-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      describing the organization and major responsibilities of local, state, and national governments. (1, 3, 5)

    • C-1A-M6. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      identifying government leaders and representatives at the local, state, and national levels and explaining their powers and the limits on their powers. (1, 3, 5)

    • C-1A-M7. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      explaining the importance of law in the American constitutional system and applying criteria to evaluate rules and laws. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1A-M8. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      explaining how public policy is formed, debated, and carried out at local, state, and national levels. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1A-M9. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      explaining the necessity of taxes and describing the purposes for which tax revenues are used. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1A-M10. Benchmark / Gle: Structure and Purposes of Government

      identifying and evaluating different types of taxes. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1B-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Foundations of the American Political System

      explaining the essential ideas and historical origins of American constitutional government. (1, 4, 5)

    • C-1B-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Foundations of the American Political System

      identifying and describing the historical experiences and the geographic, social, and economic factors that have helped to shape American political culture. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1B-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Foundations of the American Political System

      explaining the meaning and importance of basic principles of American constitutional democracy as reflected in core documents. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1B-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Foundations of the American Political System

      analyzing the ways in which political and social conflict can be peacefully resolved. (1, 2, 4, 5)

    • C-1B-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Foundations of the American Political System

      analyzing democratic processes used to institute change. (1, 2, 5)

    • C-1B-M6. Benchmark / Gle: Foundations of the American Political System

      analyzing the importance of political parties, campaigns, and elections in the American political system. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1C-M1. Benchmark / Gle: International Relationships

      describing how the world is organized politically and explaining the means by which nation-states interact. (1, 3, 4)

    • C-1C-M2. Benchmark / Gle: International Relationships

      explaining the formation, implementation, and impact of United States foreign policy. (1, 3, 5)

    • C-1C-M3. Benchmark / Gle: International Relationships

      identifying types of foreign policy issues, using current and historical examples. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1D-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Roles of the Citizen

      explaining the meaning of citizenship and the requirements for citizenship and naturalization in the United States. (1, 5)

    • C-1D-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Roles of the Citizen

      identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizens and explaining their importance to the individual and to society. (1, 4, 5)

    • C-1D-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Roles of the Citizen

      discussing issues involving the rights and responsibilities of individuals in American society. (1, 2, 4, 5)

    • C-1D-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Roles of the Citizen

      describing the many ways by which citizens can organize, monitor, and help to shape politics and government at local, state, and national levels. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • C-1D-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Roles of the Citizen

      communicating the importance of knowledge to competent and responsible political participation and leadership. (1, 4, 5)

    • GLE-M-11. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Foundations of the American Political System: Identify the essential elements of Greek and Roman government that would later influence the U.S. government (C-1B-M1)

  • LA.E-M. Content Standard: Economics

    Interdependence and Decision Making: Students develop an understanding of fundamental economic concepts as they apply to the interdependence and decision making of individuals, households, businesses, and governments in the United States and the world.

    • E-1A-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      describing how the scarcity of resources necessitates decision making at both personal and societal levels. (1, 2, 4, 5)

    • E-1A-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      analyzing consequences of economic decisions in terms of additional benefits and additional costs. (1, 2, 4)

    • E-1A-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      analyzing the consequences and opportunity cost of economic decisions. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • E-1A-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      analyzing the role of specialization in the economic process. (1, 2, 4)

    • E-1A-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      giving examples of how skills and knowledge increase productivity and career opportunities. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • E-1A-M6. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      describing the essential differences in the production and allocation of goods and services in traditional, command, and market systems. (1, 3, 4)

    • E-1A-M7. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      describing the various institutions, such as business firms and government agencies, that make up economic systems. (1, 4)

    • E-1A-M8. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      differentiating among various forms of exchange and money. (1, 3, 4)

    • E-1A-M9. Benchmark / Gle: Fundamental Economic Concepts

      using economic concepts to help explain historic and contemporary events and developments. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • E-1B-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Individuals, Households, Businesses, and Governments

      explaining the role of supply and demand in a competitive market system. (1, 3, 4)

    • E-1B-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Individuals, Households, Businesses, and Governments

      explaining the factors that affect the production and distribution of goods and services. (1, 4)

    • E-1B-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Individuals, Households, Businesses, and Governments

      explaining the difference between private and public goods and services. (1, 4, 5)

    • E-1B-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Individuals, Households, Businesses, and Governments

      identifying the costs and benefits of government policies on competitive markets. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • E-1B-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Individuals, Households, Businesses, and Governments

      identifying different types of taxes and user fees and predicting their consequences. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • E-1B-M6. Benchmark / Gle: Individuals, Households, Businesses, and Governments

      determining the reasons for trade between nations, identifying costs and benefits, and recognizing the worldwide interdependence that results. (1, 4)

    • E-1B-M7. Benchmark / Gle: Individuals, Households, Businesses, and Governments

      describing historical and economic factors that have contributed to the development and growth of the national, state, and local economies. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • E-1C-M1. Benchmark / Gle: The Economy as a Whole

      explaining the meaning of economic indicators that help to describe economies. (1, 3)

    • E-1C-M2. Benchmark / Gle: The Economy as a Whole

      describing the influences of inflation, unemployment, and underemployment on different groups of people. (1, 4, 5)

    • GLE-M-12. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Fundamental Economic Concepts: Explain the role of expanding specialization in the development of world civilizations (E-1A-M4)

    • GLE-M-13. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Fundamental Economic Concepts: Identify the functions and characteristics of money (e.g., money as a store of value) and compare barter exchange to money exchange (E-1A-M8)

    • GLE-M-14. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Fundamental Economic Concepts: Use economic concepts (e.g., supply and demand, interdependence) to describe the economic motivations for expanding trade and territorial domination in world history (E-1A-M9)

  • LA.H-M. Content Standard: History

    Time, Continuity, and Change: Students develop a sense of historical time and historical perspective as they study the history of their community, state, nation, and world.

    • H-1A-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Historical Thinking Skills

      describing chronological relationships and patterns. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1A-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Historical Thinking Skills

      demonstrating historical perspective through the political, social, and economic context in which an event or idea occurred. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1A-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Historical Thinking Skills

      analyzing the impact that specific individuals, ideas, events, and decisions had on the course of history. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1A-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Historical Thinking Skills

      analyzing historical data using primary and secondary sources. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1A-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Historical Thinking Skills

      identifying issues and problems from the past and evaluating alternative courses of action. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1A-M6. Benchmark / Gle: Historical Thinking Skills

      conducting research in efforts to answer historical questions. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M1. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 1: Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620): identifying and describing characteristics of societies in the Americas, Western Europe, and Western Africa that increasingly interacted after 1450. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M2. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 1: Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620): explaining the cultural, ecological, and economic results of early European exploration and colonization. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M3. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 2: Colonization and Settlement (1565-1763): describing the interactions among Native Americans, early Europeans, and Africans in the Americas. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M4. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 2: Colonization and Settlement (1565-1763): tracing the emergence of religious freedom and changing political institutions in the English colonies. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M5. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 2: Colonization and Settlement (1565-1763): analyzing the impact of European cultural, political, and economic ideas and institutions on life in the Americas. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M6. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s): explaining the causes and course of the American Revolution and the reasons for the American victory. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M7. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s): explaining the impact of the American Revolution on the politics, society, and economy of the new nation. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M8. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s): relating the institutions and practices of government established during and after the American Revolution to the foundation of the American political system. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M9. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861): describing the territorial expansion of the United States and analyzing the effects on relations with Native Americans and external powers. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • H-1B-M10. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861): analyzing the changes and regional tensions created by Jacksonian democracy, the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M11. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 4: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861): explaining and giving examples of the reform movements that occurred during the antebellum period and evaluating their impact on American society. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • H-1B-M12. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877): describing the causes and course of the Civil War and examining the impact of the war on the American people. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M13. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877): comparing and evaluating various reconstruction plans of the post-Civil War era. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M14. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 6: The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900): describing the impact of industrialization in the United States. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M15. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930): describing the significant economic, political, social, and cultural changes that have occurred in the United States during the 20th century. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M16. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930): identifying the causes and consequences of major world conflicts involving the United States. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M17. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 8: The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945): describing the impact of the Great Depression and World War II on American society. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1B-M18. Benchmark / Gle: United States History

      Era 9: Contemporary United States (1945 to the Present): discussing significant developments and issues in contemporary United States history. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

    • H-1C-M1. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 1: The Beginnings of Society: describing the earliest human communities. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M2. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 1: The Beginnings of Society: explaining the emergence of agricultural societies around the world. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M3. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 2: The Rise of Early Civilizations (4000-1000 B.C.): identifying the major characteristics of early civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Indus valley. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M4. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 2: The Rise of Early Civilizations (4000-1000 B.C.): tracing the development and expansion of agricultural societies and the emergence of new states. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M5. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 2: The Rise of Early Civilizations (4000-1000 B.C.): analyzing the political, social, and cultural consequences of population movements and militarization in Europe and Asia. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M6. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 3: Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires (1000 B.C. - A.D. 300): discussing and giving examples of technological and cultural innovation and change. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M7. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 3: Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires (1000 B.C. - A.D. 300): describing the classical civilizations and examining their interactions and influences. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M8. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 3: Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires (1000 B.C. - A.D. 300): describing and comparing the emergence of major religions and large-scale empires in the Mediterranean basin, China, and India. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M9. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 4: Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (A.D. 300-1000): tracing the expansion of major religions and cultural traditions and examining the impact on civilizations in Europe, Asia, and Africa. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M10. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 4: Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (A.D. 300-1000): analyzing the political, social, and cultural developments and changes that resulted from the rise and fall of empires and kingdoms in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M11. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 5: Intensified Hemispheric Interactions (A.D. 1000-1500): analyzing the cultural and economic impact of the interregional system of communication and trade that developed among the peoples of Europe, Asia, and Africa. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M12. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 5: Intensified Hemispheric Interactions (A.D. 1000-1500): explaining the developments and events that led to the political, social, cultural, and economic transformation of Europe. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M13. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 5: Intensified Hemispheric Interactions (A.D. 1000-1500): describing the development and expansion of complex societies and empires in the Americas. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M14. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 6: Emergence of the First Global Age (1450-1770): explaining the political, cultural, and economic developments and trends of major world regions that resulted in the transformation of societies in the 15th through the mid-18th centuries. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M15. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 7: An Age of Revolutions (1750-1914): determining and discussing the impact of the political, agricultural, and industrial revolutions on societies around the world. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M16. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 7: An Age of Revolutions (1750-1914): describing the transformation of world societies that occurred during an era of global trade and Western domination. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M17. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 8: A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement (1900-1945): identifying the causes and worldwide consequences of major 20th century conflicts. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1C-M18. Benchmark / Gle: World History

      Era 9: The 20th Century Since 1945 (1945 to the Present): identifying and discussing significant political, economic, social, cultural, and technological trends that have had an impact on the modern world. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • H-1D-M1. Benchmark / Gle: Louisiana History

      describing the contributions of people, events, movements, and ideas that have been significant in the history of Louisiana. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1D-M2. Benchmark / Gle: Louisiana History

      tracing the development of the various governments that have been established in Louisiana throughout its history. (1, 3, 4, 5)

    • H-1D-M3. Benchmark / Gle: Louisiana History

      identifying and discussing the major conflicts in Louisiana's past. (1, 2, 3, 4)

    • H-1D-M4. Benchmark / Gle: Louisiana History

      locating and describing Louisiana's geographic features and examining their impact on people past and present. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1D-M5. Benchmark / Gle: Louisiana History

      tracing the development and growth of Louisiana's economy throughout history. (1, 3, 4)

    • H-1D-M6. Benchmark / Gle: Louisiana History

      examining folklore and describing how cultural elements have shaped our state and local heritage. (1, 3, 4)

    • GLE-M-15. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Historical Thinking Skills: Construct a timeline of key developments in world history (political, social, technological, religious/cultural) (H-1A-M1)

    • GLE-M-16. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Historical Thinking Skills: Interpret data presented in a timeline to identify change and continuity in world civilizations (H-1A-M1)

    • GLE-M-17. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Historical Thinking Skills: Describe the defining characteristics of major world civilizations from political, social, and economic perspectives (H-1A-M2)

    • GLE-M-18. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Historical Thinking Skills: Describe the causes, effects, or impact of a given historical development or event in world civilizations (H-1A-M3)

    • GLE-M-19. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Historical Thinking Skills: Use multiple primary and secondary sources to describe world civilizations (H-1A-M4)

    • GLE-M-20. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Historical Thinking Skills: Identify historical issues or problems in world civilizations and discuss how they were addressed (H-1A-M5)

    • GLE-M-21. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      Historical Thinking Skills: Conduct historical research using a variety of resources to answer historical questions related to world civilizations (H-1A-M6)

    • GLE-M-22. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe features of the earliest communities (e.g., shelter, food, clothing) (H-1C-M1)

    • GLE-M-23. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe hunter-gatherer societies, including the development of tools and the use of fire (H-1C-M1)

    • GLE-M-24. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain how geographical features influenced development of early civilizations (e.g., domestication, cultivation, specialization) (H-1C-M2)

    • GLE-M-25. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain why agricultural societies developed from hunters and gatherers (H-1C-M2)

    • GLE-M-26. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Discuss the climatic changes and human modifications of the physical environment that gave rise to the domestication of plants and animals and new sources of clothing (H-1C-M2)

    • GLE-M-27. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Locate and describe the major river systems and discuss the physical settings that supported permanent settlement and early civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, and the Indus valley (H-1C-M3)

    • GLE-M-28. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe the major characteristics of early river valley civilizations (H-1C-M3)

    • GLE-M-29. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe how early river civilizations influenced the development of other cultures through trade and cultural diffusion (H-1C-M4)

    • GLE-M-30. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe the development of agricultural societies and individual communities in Southwest Asia, the Mediterranean basin, and temperate Europe, including the role of plow technology (H-1C-M4)

    • GLE-M-31. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Identify the effects of migration and militarization on the politics and social fabric of Europe and Asia (H-1C-M5)

    • GLE-M-32. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Analyze the origins and influence of the Hittite, Minoan, and Mycenaean civilizations (H-1C-M5)

    • GLE-M-33. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain the significance of the introduction of iron tools and weapons in Southwest Asia and the Mediterranean region (H-1C-M6)

    • GLE-M-34. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain the significance of Phoenician trade in the Mediterranean basin (H-1C-M6)

    • GLE-M-35. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Identify forms of writing developed in early civilizations and discuss how written records changed political, legal, religious, and cultural life (H-1C-M6)

    • GLE-M-36. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe the development of the Greek city-states, the cultural achievements of Athens, and the impact of Alexander the Great's conquests (H-1C-M7)

    • GLE-M-37. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain the sharing of ideas, goods, and services through trade between the Greek and Roman civilizations, and the influence of those civilizations on other cultures (H-1C-M7)

    • GLE-M-38. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe and compare/contrast the key characteristics of classical civilizations (e.g., Greek, Roman, Persian, Chinese) (H-1C-M7)

    • GLE-M-39. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Identify the major new religions and relate them to the empires that emerged in the Mediterranean Basin, China, and India (i.e., Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam) (H-1C-M8)

    • GLE-M-40. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Compare and contrast the major religions in terms of leaders, key beliefs, and location (H-1C-M8)

    • GLE-M-41. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Trace the spread of major religions and cultural traditions (e.g., the migration of Jews, spread of Christianity, expansion of Islamic rule) (H-1C-M9)

    • GLE-M-42. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Identify the effect that the major religions have had on European, Asian, and African civilizations (H-1C-M9)

    • GLE-M-43. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe the changes and developments brought about by the emergence and collapse of major empires/kingdoms in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas prior to A.D. 1000 (H-1C-M10)

    • GLE-M-44. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe major events, key figures, and social structure of the Early Middle Ages (e.g., the fall of Rome, Charlemagne, feudalism) (H-1C-M10)

    • GLE-M-45. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Identify effects of exploration and trade on the economic and cultural development of Europe, Africa, and Asia prior to 1500 (H-1C-M11)

    • GLE-M-46. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain how communication among regions was accomplished between AD 1000 to 1500 (H-1C-M11)

    • GLE-M-47. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain how and why Europe changed politically, socially, culturally, or economically during the period of intensified hemispheric interactions (H-1C-M12)

    • GLE-M-48. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe the major contributing factors that led to the Renaissance (H-1C-M12)

    • GLE-M-49. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe the major contributing factors that would lead to the Reformation (H-1C-M12)

    • GLE-M-50. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Explain the major social, economic, political, and cultural features of European, African, and Asian societies that stimulated exploration and colonization (H-1C-M14)

    • GLE-M-51. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Identify major technological developments in shipbuilding, navigation, and naval warfare, and trace the cultural origins of various innovations (H-1C-M14)

    • GLE-M-52. Benchmark / Gle: Grade Level Expectation

      World History: Describe the major achievements of the early Renaissance in Europe, including the impact of innovations in printing (H-1C-M14)

 
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