Maryland College and Career Readiness
Standards for Reading and Writing in
History/Social Studies

​Literacy development is essential for students to access and understand disciplinary content and must be a shared responsibility across all daily instruction when and where appropriate.


Middle School

Reading in History/Social Studies Standards Grades 6-8

Writing in History/Social Studies Standards Grades 6-8


High School

Reading in History/Social Studies Standards Grades 9-12

Writing in History/Social Studies Standards Grades 9-12


Lesson Plans

Lessons have been aligned with the College and Career-Ready Standards.

PreK-5

6-8

9-12

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