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Social Studies Standards

Social Studies in Washington State schools is grounded in both the Common Core ELA Standards and the Social Studies Standards.

 Common Core Standards:

  • K-5 Reading Information Texts and Writing;
    • Speaking and Listening and Language Standards
  • 6-12 Reading and Writing in Social Studies/History;
    • Speaking and Listening and Language Standards 

Washington Social Studies Learning Standards: These are discipline specific for Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Washington Social Studies Assessments (Classroom Based Assessments)

In addition, social studies work is informed by the College, Career and Civic Life Framework (C3)