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Course SummaryThis test preparation course is designed to get you fully prepared for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies exam. Access the course at any time that fits your schedule, and complete the lessons and quizzes to review the concepts you'll need to know to succeed on test day.
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To help you prepare for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies exam, we've compiled the resources found in this engaging study guide course, including short text and video lessons and self-assessment quizzes and tests. These tools are accessible to you on any smartphone, tablet or computer for you to study at your convenience 24 hours a day. Help from one of our experts is also available through the Dashboard in case you struggle with any of the subjects you'll find here.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Take this self-paced course to prepare yourself for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies subject test. Inside, you'll find short and engaging lessons and practice quizzes that go over essential social studies and instructional concepts and help to prepare you for what you'll find on the exam. After working through this test prep course, you should be able to:
- Explain foundational history and social studies concepts
- Discuss Early America, the American Revolution and American reform
- Outline 20th-century history
- Detail world geography and geographic relationships
- Describe the principles of economics and economic history
- Explain the role of citizenship and government
- Identify landmark political cases and important political documents
- Define society and culture
- Explain social studies instruction
In 14 chapters and 96 lessons, our professional instructors lay out the subjects you'll need to know in order to pass the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies test. These self-paced resources allow you to work as quickly or as slowly as you need in order to get ready for the test. Before, during or after reviewing the lessons, take the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to gauge your level of comprehension.
TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies Exam Information
The Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Program measures the skills and knowledge that prospective teachers must have in order to teach in the state of Texas. The Social Studies (803) subject test is a component of the 5-part TExES Core Subject EC-6 (291) exam. You'll take the Social Studies (803) subtest when you take the overall Core Subject exam; however, if you don't pass this subtest initially, you can take it again on a separate date.
- Number of Questions: 41 questions
- Question Type: Multiple-choice questions
- Time Limit: 35 minutes
- Exam Cost: $65
TExES Core Subjects EC-6 Social Studies Exam Breakdown
|TExES Core Subjects EC-6 Social Studies Exam Concept||Number of Lessons|
|Social Science Instruction||12|
|Geography and Culture||15|
|Government and Citizenship||18|
TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies Exam Preparation and Registration
The concise and flexible format of the course makes your studying process easy and convenient. The course is accessible on any computer or mobile device, and each lesson explains social studies concepts through simple definitions and illustrative examples. When you're finished with a lesson, take the accompanying self-assessment quiz to retain your knowledge. If you have any questions about the material, simply reach out to one of our expert instructors. Each chapter includes a multiple-choice exam, and the course comes with a final assessment that helps you evaluate your readiness for the TExES Social Studies (803) subtest.
You can only register for this individual subtest if you've already taken the Core Subject EC-6 (291) exam. Registration for that exam can be made online through the Texas Education Agency's online registration system. New users will be prompted to create a testing account and follow each step of the registration process.
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