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World History
Era 5, Standard 19: Understands the maturation of an interregional system of communication, trade, and cultural exchange during a period of Chinese economic power and Islamic expansion
Level IV, Benchmark 3 (Addressed in Learning Activities 2, 3 and 4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=6&StandardID=19



Historical Understanding
Standard 1: Understands and knows how to analyze chronological relationships and patterns
Level IV, Benchmark 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 2, 13 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=3&StandardID=2



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

Standard 4: Gathers and uses information for research purposes
Level IV, Benchmarks 2 and 3 (Addressed in Learning Activity 4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=4

Standard 5: Uses the general skills and strategies of the reading process
Level IV, Benchmarks 1, 2, and 6 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1, 3, and 4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=5

Standard 6: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of literary texts
Level IV, Benchmark 8 (Addressed in Learning Activity 4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=6

Standard 7: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts
Level IV, Benchmarks 1 and 6 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1, 3 and 4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=7

Standard 8: Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes
Level IV, Benchmarks 1-9 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=8

Standard 9: Using viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media
Level IV, Benchmarks 1 and 2 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1-4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=7&StandardID=9



Geography
Standard 2: Knows the location of places, geographic features, and patterns of the environment
Level IV, Benchmark1 (Addressed in Learning Activity 1)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=2

Standard 5: Understands the concept of regions
Level IV, Benchmarks 1, 2, and 4 (Addressed in Learning Activity 1)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=5

Standard 9: Understands the nature, distribution and migration of human populations on Earth's surface
Level IV, Benchmark 3 (Addressed in Learning Activities 3 and 4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=8&StandardID=9



Behavioral Studies
Standard 1: Understands that group and cultural influences contribute to human development, identity, and behavior
Level IV, Benchmarks 1, 6 and 7 (Addressed in all Learning Activities)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=20&StandardID=1



Life Skills: Working with Others
Standard 1: Contributes to the overall effort of a group
Level IV, Benchmarks 1-11 (Addressed in Learning Activities 1-4)
http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Benchmark.asp?SubjectID=22&StandardID=1