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California’s Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies & Science and Technical Subjects

Organization and Structure

The objective for this section is to learn about the organization of the standards, including the three main sections, the strands, and the consistency of the standards.


  • Three Main Sections
  • The Four Strands
  • Consistent Format
  • College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards
  • Standards by Strand
  • A Comparison