Ch 49: NMTA: Ethnicity & Geography

About This Chapter

This chapter helps you prepare for the NMTA Middle Grades Social Science exam through discussions on the history of and issues related to ethnicity. Get valuable test prep by taking the chapter and lesson assessments.

NMTA: Ethnicity & Geography - Chapter Summary

As you work through the materials in this chapter you will get a refresher on how ethnicities are formed, what constitutes ethnicity, and how ethnic-related violence arose in various areas of the world. Our expert instructors guide you through these sensitive topics objectively and with a historiographic approach. The items discussed in these videos include:

  • The definition and distribution of ethnicity
  • The relationship between ethnicity and nationality
  • Conflict between and among ethnic groups
  • Ethnic cleansing

Watch each video and complete its corresponding quiz to check your learning as you go. The videos are very brief, about five minutes each, making it easy to fit your studies into your busy schedule. Save the lesson transcript for reference as a printable study sheet. Don't forget to take the chapter test, which features several multiple-choice questions to help you get into test-taking mode.

NMTA: Ethnicity & Geography - Chapter Objectives

The NMTA Middle Grades Social Science exam features 150-multiple choice questions. The breakdown of the test includes: 1) History (50%), 2) Geography and Culture (19%), 3) Government (19%), and 4) Economics (12%). The content in this chapter falls into the Geography and Culture content domain. You must score a minimum of 220 points on their scaled score system ranging from 100-300 in order to obtain the Middle Grades Social Science content knowledge endorsement. You will have three hours to complete the exam, at the conclusion of which you will receive your scaled score.

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