Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Guidelines
WA.5.1. 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.
5.1.1. Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
184.108.40.206. Understands the key ideals of liberty and patriotism as outlined in the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
WA.5.4. HISTORY - The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes of local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.
5.4.1. Understands historical chronology.
220.127.116.11. Understands how the following themes and developments help to define eras in U.S. history from time immemorial to 1791:
18.104.22.168.c. Revolution and the Constitution (1763—1791).
5.4.2. Understands and analyzes causal factors that have shaped major events in history.
22.214.171.124. Understands and analyzes how individuals caused change in U.S. history.
5.4.3. Understands that there are multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events.
126.96.36.199. Analyzes the multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events in U.S. history.
188.8.131.52. Analyzes the multiple causes of change and conflict in U.S. history.
5.4.4. Uses history to understand the present and plan for the future.
184.108.40.206. Understands that significant historical events in the United States have implications for current decisions and influence the future.