OSPI Developed Assessments for Social Studies (formerly CBAs)
Pathfinders are lists of resources for a specific topic. Each of these pathfinders includes directions, primary sources, and teacher created resources. Note: The selected assessment is required in the Mead School District. However, the topic is a suggestion. If you need a additional resources or help, please email your request to Trish Henry email@example.com
Teachers: If you have created any worksheets, essential questions or other materials that you are willing to share, please send a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. It will be added the appropriate pathfinder below.
Optional 5/6 Combo Causes of Conflict
Please note there are slight differences between the 5th and 6th grade instructions.
Middle School Pathfinders
High School Pathfinders from the Washington Library Media Association
- (10th) Causes of Conflict: World History
Point of View: Students Study Historical Perspective (From the WA State Historical Museum)
- (11th) Technology Through the Ages: U.S. History
- (12th) Checks and Balances: Citizenship
Below are links several excellent resources. Check your library for additional subscriptions. Don't forget to check the public library for additional databases.
Our libraries subscribe to a number of databases. Check your library website for database links.
Paraphrasing/Summarizing/Quotes and more
Online Thesis Builders
Bibliographies- Making Citations
OSPI Social Studies Representative: Carol Coe 360-725-6351 or email@example.com
Social Studies Cadre of Trainers: http://www.k12.wa.us/SocialStudies/WASSCoT.aspx
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