Ch 47: Ethnicity & Geography - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science

About This Chapter

Watch the lessons in this chapter to get reacquainted with ethnicity and geography as you study for the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science test. Self-assessment quizzes are available to gauge your comprehension of the lessons.

Ethnicity & Geography - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science - Chapter Summary

This chapter helps you deepen your understanding of ethnicity and geography to ensure you can answer related questions on the ORELA test. After reviewing the lessons, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Discuss ethnicity, differentiate between ethnicity and race, and describe the distribution of ethnicity
  • Share the reasons ethnicities have been transformed into nationalities
  • Explain why ethnicities clash and compete to dominate nationality
  • Describe ethnic cleansing and discuss occurrences in Europe and Central Africa

Instructors simplify the process of studying for the exam by condensing weeks of materials into short videos. The lessons are comprehensive, yet fun to explore thanks to engaging instruction and entertaining visual effects.

Ethnicity & Geography - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Chapter Objectives

Lessons in this chapter on ethnicity and geography cover topics found in the geography and culture content domain of the ORELA test, which constitutes about 19% of the total test. You can prepare for this section by reviewing the lessons as videos, or as transcripts in their written form. After exploring the lessons, test your comprehension by taking self-assessment quizzes and the chapter exam. If you need additional clarity on any lesson topic, submit your question to our experts.

The ORELA test is designed to ensure educators in Oregon are prepared to secure or enhance their teacher licensure, which enables them to teach social science in the middle grades. The computer-based test consists of 150 multiple-choice questions and lasts three hours. To pass, you must earn a minimum score of 227.

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