US History and Government Examination: January 2015

Gauge pupils' knowledge of US history and government by using a standardized test. Scholars use a previous exam to practice their test-taking skills. The resource contains essay questions, multiple choice questions, and primary source documents to test individuals' knowledge of US history and government. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the assessment as a study guide
  • Have pupils complete the test for practice
Classroom Considerations
  • Essay questions do not have a rubric, so teachers must give students a clear idea of what is expect in their answers
Pros
  • The assessment is a copy of a New York State standardized test
  • Tests academics knowledge four different ways
Cons
  • Does not include an answer key for multiple choice questions