Praxis Social Studies: Content and Interpretation (5086)
Use the lessons in this Praxis 5086 course to fully prepare yourself for the Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation exam. You'll be ready to take the exam in just a few short weeks when you use this course to reinforce what you need to know.
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About Our Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation Course
Explore all of the topics you need to be familiar with for the Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation exam by using this comprehensive Praxis 5086 course. You can study facts about ancient world history, U.S. history, world wars, politics, economics, geography, and culture that you will need to know for this certification exam. Lessons provide short but detailed overviews of key topics, and you can access each of the lessons in this Praxis 5086 class at all times, from any device. Reach out to experts with any questions using a short online contact form. Use the self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams to measure what you're learned and determine your readiness for this Praxis exam.
This course was last updated in 2023.
Syllabus & Course Information
The material you'll find addressed in this Praxis 5086 course mirrors that which you'll be tested on when taking the Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation exam. Lessons focus on colonization and early American history, the American Revolution, Civil War and World Wars I and II, industrialization, democracy, and fiscal policy development. After you complete your review, you should be able to:
Discuss key figures and events in early U.S. development
Detail 1920s America and the Great Depression
Provide details about post-WWII America
Define federalism and identify the branches of the U.S. government
Talk about the history of U.S. politics and the election process
Describe international relations theories
Understand U.S. foreign, defense and fiscal policies
List the characteristics of human and cultural geography
Discuss micro- and macroeconomics
Understand psychological approaches and the science of psychology
Give details about culture, cultural norms and cultural changes
This course consists of 249 lessons in 30 chapters. There are also a chapter about the test and a chapter of flashcards. The 24/7 accessibility of the lessons makes it easy to create a flexible study schedule, and you can print lesson transcripts to produce effective study tools.
Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation Exam Information
If you live in a state that utilizes the Praxis teacher certification exams, then you will need to take and pass the Social Studies: Content & Interpretation exam in order to obtain the licensure necessary to teach social studies to public school students.
Number of Questions: 93 questions
Question Type: Selected-response (90) and constructed-response (3)
Time Limit: 2 hours
Exam Cost: $146
Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation Exam Breakdown
Note that the three constructed-response, short essay questions, which draw on information contained in all sections, accounts for 25% of the exam.
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Preparing for the Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation Exam
This Praxis 5086 course provides one of the easiest and most accessible resources you can use to prepare for the Praxis Social Studies: Content & Interpretation exam. You will delve into important historical events in the U.S. and the world, which factors shaped U.S. politics, economic factors affecting policies, the development of ancient civilizations, and eras that mark American history.
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Every lesson in Praxis Social Studies - Content & Interpretation (5086) is accompanied by a short quiz to assess your mastery of the material. It can be taken any number of times for your own practice.
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Course and Chapter Practice Tests
Each of the 30 main chapters in Praxis Social Studies - Content & Interpretation (5086) comes with an optional Practice Test, as well as an
overall Practice Test. Once you take the test, you will receive a detailed report complete with your personal statistics
and even specific lessons to focus on.