ERIC Number: ED474418
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Golden State Examination (GSE) Teacher Guide for History-Social Science: Economics, Government/Civics, U.S. History.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This California examination teacher guide provides essential information and preparation guidelines for teachers and serves as an instructional aid in the classroom. The guide deals with the disciplines of economics, government/civics, and United States history. Each discipline area is divided into five main sections: (1) "Test Content" outlines state content standards for which Golden State Examination (GSE) questions are developed; (2) "Test Structure" describes the format of the test; (3) "Scoring Guide" outlines the standards-based criteria used to score the written responses; (4) "Sample Questions" includes examples of student responses to written-response questions with teacher commentary; and (5) "Student Work" provides examples of student responses to written-response questions with teacher commentary. Teachers are encouraged to reproduce portions or all of the guide for classroom use. Districts/schools also may use the materials with California state standards for staff development. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizenship Education, Civics, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Political Science, Public Schools, Scoring, Social Studies, State Standards, Test Content, Test Format, Test Wiseness, United States Government (Course), United States History
Standards and Assessment Division, California Department of Education, 1430 N Street, Suite 5408, P.O. Box 944272, Sacramento, CA 94244-2720. Tel: 916-3190791. For full text: http://www.cde.ca.gov/statetests/gse/resources/guides.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California