ERIC Number: ED458163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Today's Students, Tomorrow's Citizens: Pathways for Learning, Social Studies. Alabama High School Graduation Exam.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Instructional Services.
This document is designed to assist classroom teachers in preparing students to complete successfully the social studies component of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE). The teaching strategies, activities, and resources herein are meant to assist teachers in specifically addressing the mandated standards and objectives of the AHSGE. These suggested activities have been correlated with "Alabama Course of Study: Social Studies, Bulletin 1998, No. 18" and "Standards and Objectives (Social Studies) for Alabama High School Graduation Exam, Bulletin 1998, No. 13." However, due to the volume of skills and eligible content that will be tested, this document is not intended to be an exhaustive coverage of the required skills and content. The document contains these sections:"Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) General Information"; "Social Studies Subject-Area Test Information"; "How Can Teachers Most Effectively Use this Social Studies Document?"; "Instructional Strategies and Techniques"; "Suggestions for Preparing and/or Remediating Students for Success on the AHSGE"; "Motivational Ideas"; "Activities" ("Standard I: The Student Will Understand the Global Influence of the Pre-Colonial and Colonial Eras of the Western Hemisphere"; "Standard II: The Student Will Understand the Formation and Development of the United States"; "Standard III: The Student Will Understand the Eras of Revolution, Expansion, and Reform Prior to the United States Civil War"; "Standard IV: The Student Will Understand Concepts Related to the United States Civil War Era";"Standard V: The Student Will Understand the Concepts and Developments of the Late 19th to the Early 20th Centuries"; "Standard VI: The Student Will Understand the Causes and Effects of World War I"; and "Standard VII: The Student Will Understand the Great Depression and World War II"); "Resources"; "Item Specifications: Social Studies"; and "Item Specifications: Reading Comprehension." (BB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Civil War (United States), Graduation Requirements, High Schools, High Stakes Tests, Public Schools, Social Studies, Standardized Tests, State Standards, Student Development, Test Items, Test Manuals, United States History, World War I, World War II
Alabama Department of Education, 50 North Ripley Street, P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, AL 36104. Web site: http://www.alsde.edu/html/home.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Instructional Services.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama