August 4, 2015

PRAXIS II Middle School Social Studies Exam (5089)

The Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Exam, 5089, is required for many prospective teachers who desire to teach middle school social studies across the United States. This two hour test has two parts: a section of 90 selected-response questions and a section of three constructed-response questions. Both sections of the test are computed based but are not independently timed.

There are five content category sections covered in the selected-response questions. These five content categories produce a total score of 75 percent of the test. There are three content category sections from the short content essays, covering the final 25 percent of the Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Exam.

There are approximately 22 United States History selected-response questions. The two main concepts covered are chronological developments in United States History and major themes in United States History. The World History questions make up around 18 questions on the Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Exam. The chronological developments in World History and major themes in World History are the two subareas for this part of the test.

The Government/Civics content category is tested through around 17 test questions. The questions focus on United States government and civics as well as comparative government and international relations. The Geography content also has around 17 test questions. Map skills, geographic literacy, physical geography, and human geography are the subareas for this content.

The Economics content is covered in around 16 test questions, the smallest approximate percentage of the Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Exam. Microeconomics and macroeconomics questions will be included on the test. Finally, the short content essays need to be considered. Elements of history and social studies will be included in all three essay questions.

The Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Exam covers a variety of content, but success is possible. By using the Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Practice Questions, testers will have a chance to prepare for all of the content categories. By taking the Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Practice Test, it will be easy to see areas that you should focus on. Prepare for the Praxis II Middle School Social Studies Exam today with both of these resources.

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