Ch 26: MTEL History: Foundations of Religion

About This Chapter

Learn the foundations of religion so you can answer questions about it on the MTEL History Exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you several ways of reviewing the material to enhance your comprehension.

MTEL History: Foundations of Religion - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons provided in this chapter to learn all about the fundamentals of religion in preparation for the MTEL History Exam. The videos thoroughly cover the foundations including:

  • The role of religion in society
  • Theories on the origins of religion
  • Polytheism vs. monotheism

Our knowledgeable instructors review all aspects of the subject to help you prepare for the exam. Having different approaches makes the content more easily accessible and more fun.

Objectives of the MTEL History: Foundations of Religion Chapter

The MTEL History Exam is a comprehensive test covering world and American history, geography, government and economics. A passing score is required for teacher licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The topics in this Foundations of Religion chapter fall within the World History Objective. This accounts for 25% of the test questions. Take the self-assessment quiz that accompanies the chapter to gauge how well you know the material and to get experience with the type of questions that will appear on the test.

There are 100 multiple-choice questions on the exam. These will present you with a passage followed by several possible answers of which only one is correct. There are also 2 open-response questions. These are broader questions on any area of history that require you to compose a well-organized argument in essay form.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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