Ch 47: MTEL History: Introduction to Geography

About This Chapter

Review the fundamentals of geography through this chapter's short video lessons. This chapter gets you ready for associated items you'll encounter on the MTEL History exam.

MTEL History: Introduction to Geography - Chapter Summary

These lessons will refresh your memory on important introductory terms and concepts in geography so that you'll be prepared for relevant MTEL History questions. These topics are addressed in this chapter's video lessons:

  • The five main geography themes
  • Major contemporary techniques used in studying geography
  • Formation of spatial perspective
  • Spatial organization on the Earth

You can brush up on the key geography terms in this chapter from a computer, smartphone or tablet. Gauge your understanding by completing the quizzes at the end of each lesson.

MTEL History: Introduction to Geography Chapter Objectives

The MTEL History exam looks at whether your knowledge of the subject qualifies you for certification to teach history in Massachusetts. The test includes 100 multiple-choice questions divided among three subareas as well as a fourth area that includes two open-response questions. Topics in this chapter are part of the multiple-choice section on geography, government and economics, which accounts for around 25% of test questions. The open-response section of the exam, worth about 20% of your score, includes two items that each call for a response of around 150 to 300 words. Content on geography may also surface in the open-response part.

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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