Ch 5: GED Social Studies: Writing Skills

About This Chapter

This chapter looks into the writing skills portion of the GED social studies test. You'll review key considerations of essay writing so that you can be prepared for each component of these questions.

GED Social Studies: Writing Skills - Chapter Summary

This chapter looks at various qualities of an effective essay to help you prepare for the writing skills section of the GED social studies test. You'll learn about helpful writing techniques that take each part of an essay into account. By the time you're done studying this chapter, you'll have bolstered your understanding of:

  • Collecting evidence for an essay
  • Organizing your ideas within an essay
  • Strategies for writing a great essay under time constraints
  • Responding to essay prompts

The practice quizzes accompanying these lessons can help you make sure you're processing the material correctly as you go along. These quizzes can be taken and re-taken as many times as you like and can also be printed in worksheet form if you'd like to study offline. At the chapter's end, you'll be able to measure your understanding on a more complete level using a practice final exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.