Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Guidelines
WA.4.1. CIVICS - The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation’s fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.
4.1.1. Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
126.96.36.199. Evaluates the effectiveness of a law or policy by explaining how it promotes ideals.
4.1.4. Understands civic involvement.
188.8.131.52. Understands that civic participation involves being informed about public issues and voting in elections.