Core Subjects Test Review for Social Studies
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Core Subjects Test Review for Social Studies

An All-in-One Resource for Effective Social Studies Test Preparation
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4.7 (237 ratings)
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Created by Dr. Jacob Neumann
Last updated 11/2019
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This course includes
  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 22 downloadable resources
  • 2 Practice Tests
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn the social studies content you need for the Core Subjects exam, organized into easy to follow sections: U.S. History, Texas History, Government, and more.
  • You will strengthen your test-taking knowledge and skills through section quizzes and full-length practice tests.
  • You will study customized handouts for each content section that contain maps, graphs, and other easy to read organizational aids.
  • You will learn test-taking tips from a social studies methods university professor.
Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
Description

This course is specifically designed to help people pass the social studies section of the Core Subjects exam.  The course organizes the social studies TEKS for grades 1-5 into easy-to-follow sections.  It presents each content section through video lectures, downloadable and printable handouts, and review quizzes.  In the video lectures, Dr. Neumann explains the essential elements of each topic and adds context and connections among the sections to help students gain a fuller understanding of the material.  At the end of course, students take two practice tests that will further prepare them for the Core Subjects exam. 

Who this course is for:
  • This course will help any individual studying for the Core Subjects exam, whether that person is a practicing teacher, a teacher education student, or anyone else studying for the social studies section of the Core Subjects exam.
Course content
Expand all 58 lectures 08:44:35
+ Introduction to the course
1 lecture 03:50

This brief introduction describes how the course was created, how social studies content is addressed, and what students will learn from the course.

Preview 03:50
+ U.S. History - European Exploration and Settlement of North America
1 lecture 14:54

This video describes the motivation that drove early European exploration, where important exploration took place, and how European settlement shaped future events in North America.

European Exploration and Settlement of North America
14:54
European Exploration Quiz
4 questions
+ U.S. History- The 13 Colonies
5 lectures 22:28
Overview
04:09
New England Colonies
05:31
Middle Colonies
03:31
Southern Colonies
03:51
One Body and Two Documents
05:26
13 Colony Quiz
5 questions
+ U.S. History - Causes of the American Revolution
5 lectures 30:34
Overview
01:42
Political Context
03:41
Economic Context
03:25
French & Indian War
05:55
Spiraling Events
15:51
Causes of the American Revolution Quiz
5 questions
+ U.S. History - The Revolutionary War
4 lectures 27:33
Overview
04:22
Build up to War
11:43
Early Years of the War
06:08
Middle and Final Years of the War
05:20
Revolutionary War Quiz
5 questions
+ U.S. History - The Articles of Confederation
3 lectures 21:10
Overview
02:21
How the AOC Organized the Government
09:44
Problems Caused by the AOC
09:05
Articles of Confederation Quiz
3 questions
+ U.S. History - The Constitution
4 lectures 33:04
Issues Faced by the Framers
19:29
Ratification of the Constitution
04:27
Bill of Rights
05:20
Constitution Quiz
5 questions
+ U.S. History - The War of 1812
1 lecture 16:17
War of 1812
16:17
War of 1812 Quiz
3 questions
+ U.S. History - The Industrial Revolution
2 lectures 33:22
Early Events
16:16
Industries and Inventions
17:06
Industrial Revolution Quiz
4 questions
+ U.S. History - Westward Expansion
2 lectures 24:25
Overview
11:38
Territorial Acquisitions
12:47
Westward Expansion Quiz
2 questions