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An Ancient Revolution: The Written Word
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Standards
From Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)

Historical Understanding
Standard 1: Understands and knows how to analyze chronological relationships and patterns Level IV, Benchmarks 1 and 2 (Addressed in all Learning Activities) http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=3&StandardID=1

Standard 2: Understands the historical perspective Level IV, Benchmarks 1, 12, 13, and 14 (Addressed in all Learning Activities) http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=3&StandardID=2



World History
Era 2, Standard 3: Understands the major characteristics of civilization and the development of civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Indus Valley
Level IV, Benchmark 2 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=6&StandardID=3



Geography
Standard 2: Knows the location of places, geographic features, and patterns of the environment
Level IV, Benchmark 1 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1 and 3)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=2

Standard 3: Understands the characteristics and uses of spatial organization of Earth's surface
Level IV, Benchmark 1 (Addressed in Learning Activity 1)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=3

Standard 4: Understands the physical and human characteristics of place
Level IV, Benchmark 1 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=4



Language Arts
Standard 1: Uses the general skills and strategies of the writing process
Level IV, Benchmarks 7, 8, 9 and 10 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=4

Standard 4: Gathers and uses information for research purposes
Level IV, Benchmarks 2 and 3 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=4

Standard 5: Uses the general skills and strategies of the reading process
Level IV, Benchmarks 1, 2, and 6 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=4

Standard 6: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of literary texts
Level IV, Benchmarks 1, 6 and 8 (Addressed in Learning Activity 3)

Standard 7: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts
Level IV, Benchmarks 1 and 6 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=7

Standard 9: Using viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media
Level IV, Benchmarks 1 and 2 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=9



Life Skills: Working with Others
Standard 1: Contributes to the overall effort of a group
Level IV, Benchmarks 1-11 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=22&StandardID=1