K-12 English Language Arts Learning Standards
Washington formally adopted the Washington State K-12 Learning Standards (Common Core State Standards) for English language arts and mathematics. Assessments for these standards are currently in place.
Washington State K-12 ELA Learning Standards
Resources to Support the Common Core Shifts
Complex Text & Academic Language
While districts could determine their own plan for implementing the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, a three-year transition plan was provided.
Three-Year Transition Plan for English Language Arts
By grade: Kindergarten |
1st Grade |
2nd Grade |
3rd Grade |
4th Grade |
5th Grade |
6th Grade |
7th Grade |
8th Grade |