ERIC Number: ED452249
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Test Content Description for Social Studies. Georgia High School Graduation Tests. Revised.
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
This document contains a description of the Georgia High School Graduation Test in Science. The test item specifications, reflecting the Georgia State Quality Core Curriculum, are used by writers and reviewers who are responsible for the development of test items. Much of the content in the description is based on earlier test versions developed between 1994 and 1996. In its present form, the description includes the test content and the types of questions students will be expected to answer. Practical advice for test taking is also included. The test content description includes information for these areas: (1) World Studies (18% to 20% of the test); (2) United States History since 1865 (18% to 20% of the test); (3) Civics/Citizenship (12% to 14% of the test); (4) Map and Globe Skills (15% of the test); and (5) Information Process Skills (15% of the test). (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Georgia High School Graduation Tests