Search SOL Curriculum Frameworks & ESS Sample Lessons
The Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework comprise the English language arts content that teachers in Virginia are expected to teach and students are expected to learn.
English ESS Sample Lessons:
The Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework comprise the mathematics content that teachers in Virginia are expected to teach and students are expected to learn.
Mathematics ESS Sample Lessons:
The Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework comprise the science content that teachers in Virginia are expected to teach and students are expected to learn.
Science ESS Sample Lessons:
History & Social Science
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.
History & Social Science ESS Sample Lessons:
History & Social Science SOL Enhanced Scope and Sequence PLUS Lessons
Although there is no applicable SOL test associated with family life instruction, the SOLs are intended to provide school divisions with standards and guidelines to instruct students on a variety of issues including family and community relationships, mental health, responsibility and disease prevention.
Economics & Personal Finance
The Standards of Learning for Economics and Personal Finance present economic concepts that help students interpret the daily news, understand how interdependent the world’s economies are, and anticipate how events will impact their lives. On a personal level, students learn that their own human capital (knowledge and skills) is their most valuable resource and that investing in education and training improves the likelihood of their future economic success. The standards also help students develop thinking skills that include analyzing real-world situations, economic reasoning, decision making, and problem solving.
The Standards of Learning for Fine Arts include: Dance Arts, Music, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts.
Although there is no applicable SOL test associated with foreign language instruction, the SOLs are intended to provide students with the knowledge and skills to be able to interact, within reasonable limits, with users of the language and understand their culture.
The revised Computer Technology Standards of Learning were approved by the Virginia Board of Education in February 2013. These standards outline the content and skills that teachers in Virginia are expected to integrate into their classrooms so that students are proficient in technology use.
The SOLs are intended to provide students with skills and understanding to improve, sustain and promote personal, family and community health.
The SOLs are intended to provide students with the necessary knowledge, processes and skills to become physically educated and fit for a lifetime.
Although there is no applicable SOL test associated with driver education instruction, the SOLs serve as the Board of Education’s approved driver-education and traffic-safety program of instruction for public and private school programs and are intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the fundamentals of driving.