Standards in this strand: -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Key Ideas and Details: --
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources. --
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions. --
Identify key steps in a text's description of a process related to history/social studies (., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered). Craft and Structure: --
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies. --
Describe how a text presents information (., sequentially, comparatively, causally). --
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose (., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts). Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: --
Integrate visual information (., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts. --
Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text. --
Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: --
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
The new GED Social Studies test is 70 minutes long with no break. It is designed to test your ability to read, comprehend, and interpret social studies passages. The questions will also measure your problem solving abilities in the context of social studies. Topics covered are Civics & Government (50%), . History (20%), Economics (15%), and Geography (15%). The majority of the GED Social Studies questions include a passage of text or a graphic. Sometimes the information in the passage can be used to answer the question, but knowledge of basic social studies concepts is needed as well.
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