TExES Social Studies 4-8 (118) Secrets Study Guide: TExES Test Review for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the TExES test. The TExES (118) Social Studies 4-8 Exam is extremely challenging and thorough test preparation is essential for success. TExES Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the TExES Exam. Not only does it provide a comprehensive guide to the TExES Exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanations of each answer. TExES (118) Social Studies 4-8 Exam Secrets Study Guide includes: A thorough review for the TExES Social Studies 4-8 Exam A breakdown of united states history An examination of world history An analysis of government, civics, political science, and US citizenship A guide to geography An in-depth look at economics A breakdown of social studies content An examination of social studies foundations, skills, and instruction and culture It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam. The United States History section covers: Age of Exploration Colonization of the americas American independence Manifest destiny Slavery and the civil war WWI, great depression, WWII The World History section covers: Human development from the lower paleolithic to the iron age Ancient cultures Ancient greece and rome Europe in the middle ages Renaissance American and french revolutions The Civics and Government section covers: Political science Civil liberties and civil rights Anarchism, communism and dictatorship Realism, liberalism, institutionalism, and constructivism Foreign policy Political parties The Geography section covers: Analysis of areas of human population Cartographers and maps Mountains, hills, plains and valleys Plateaus, deserts, deltas, mesas, basins, foothills, marshes and swamps Human systems Weather and climate The Economics section covers: Market economy Microeconomics Population and population growth Consumer behavior Macroeconomics Unemployment and inflation The Social Studies Content section covers: Spanish expansion efforts Colonial spanish power in texas People indigenous to texas Republic of texas Texas climate and geography Texas achieves statehood Texas government The Social Science Curriculum and Instruction section covers: Teacher planning and preparation Classroom management Curriculum components Elementary students test strategies Learning different cultures Student assessment systems Prejudice and discrimination These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the TExES Exam. Concepts and principles aren't simply named or described in passing, but are explained in detail. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language.