History & Social Science 2015
Standards of Learning Documents for History & Social Science – Adopted 2015
- The Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework comprise the history and social science content that teachers in Virginia are expected to teach and students are expected to learn.
- Test blueprints provide information on how SOL assessments are constructed.
- Released tests and item sets are SOL assessments recently administered in the commonwealth’s public schools.
- Superintendent’s Memo #012-17 – Updated Timeline for the Implementation of the 2015 History and Social Science Standards of Learning
Standards of Learning
Resources for Instruction & Assessment
|All History & Social Science||Word / PDF||NA||NA||
History and Social Science Standards of Learning Crosswalk Between the 2015 and 2008 Standards (PDF) – Provides detail on additions, deletions and changes included in the 2015 History and Social Science SOL.
History and Social Science Standards of Learning Skills’ Progression Chart (PDF) – Identifies the grade/course at which specific skills are formally introduced in the 2015 History and Social Science SOL.
SOL Practice Items – Provide examples of items used on all History & Social Science tests beginning in Fall 2016. Included are Guided Practice Suggestions that highlight the tools available to students during the test.
Released SOL Tests & Item Sets – Tests and item sets representative of the content and skills included in the Virginia SOL tests.
|Kindergarten||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||NA|
|Grade 1||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||NA|
|Grade 2||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||NA|
|Grade 3||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||NA|
|Virginia Studies||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||TBD|
|US History to 1865||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||NA|
|US History 1865 to Present||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||NA|
|Civics & Economics||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||TBD|
|World Geography||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||TBD|
|World History & Geography to 1500||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||TBD|
|World History & Geography 1500-Present||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||TBD|
|Virginia & US History||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||TBD|
|Virginia & US Government||Word / PDF||Word / PDF||NA|
On January 28, 2016, the Board of Education approved the Proposed Curriculum Framework for 2015 History and Social Science Standards of Learning (PDF) . It is anticipated that the approved final curriculum framework documents will be posted by June 2016.