Learning Standards and Instructional Materials

  • Introduction

    Yelm Community Schools is committed to providing a high-quality education that prepares our students for success in college, career, and life. To achieve this goal, our K-12 instructional program aligns to the learning standards and course design and instructional materials guidelines published by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). This alignment ensures that our curriculum is rigorous, relevant, and aligned with state and national expectations. Our teachers and staff work diligently to design and implement instructional programs that engage students in deep learning, promote critical thinking, and foster a love of lifelong learning. By aligning our instructional program to OSPI's standards and guidelines, we ensure that our students receive an education that meets high expectations and prepares them for success in the 21st century.

    OSPI Learning Standards and Instructional Materials Website

    OSPI Course Design and Instructional Materials Website


  • Elementary Core Curriculum

    • ELA (English/Language Arts): Amplify: CKLA (Core Knowledge Language Arts)
    • Mathematics: Eureka Squared
    • Science: Amplify Science
    • Social Studies: 
    • K-3rd Grade: Integrated in Amplify CKLA
    • 4th Grade: WA State History & Since Time Immemorial
    • 5th Grade:  Pearson My World: Early American History

Middle School

  • Middle School Core Curriculum

    • ELA (English/Language Arts): Study Sync
    • Mathematics: Eureka Squared
    • Science: Amplify Science
    • Social Studies: 
    • 6th Grade: TCI Ancient and Medieval History
    • 7th Grade: WA State History (A State of Contrasts) & Since Time Immemorial
    • 8th Grade: TCI US History

High School

  • High School Core Curriculum
    YHS Course Catalog

    • ELA (English/Language Arts): Study Sync
    • Mathematics: McGraw Hill Illustrative Math
    • Science: Locally Developed
    • Social Studies: 
    • 10th Grade: McGraw Hill World History and Geography
    • 11th Grade: McGraw Hill US History & Since Time Immemorial
    • 12th Grade: McGraw Hill Civics/ US Government/Economics

Have Questions?

  • Director of Student Learning at 360.458.6120 or email Kendall McNutt