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Learning Standards

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Social Studies

Jerry Price
The revised 2019 Social Studies K-12 Learning Standards, adopted September 17, 2019, consist of Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) and Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) that describe what students should know and be able to do in social studies skills, civics, economics, geography, and history.

Social Studies Learning Standards

Learning Standards by Grade Band

Scope & Sequence

The revised Scope and Sequence includes references to the OSPI-Developed Assessments, or CBAs, for Social Studies. While we are working on updated versions, please be aware that they are still aligned with the previous standards document.

View OSPI's Recommended Scope and Sequence for Social Studies grades K–12

Social Studies Materials

Online Grade Level Standards & Resources

We are in the process of updating our searchable database of Washington State Social Studies Standards. Thank you for your patience.