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U.S. History Students 

What do I need to know?

The state of Florida has instituted an End-of-Course (EOC) Assessment for U.S. History students designed to measure student achievement of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. The assessment is scheduled to take place September 16-17 2013 (fall), December 2-20, 2013 (winter) and April 21-May 9, 2014 (spring), and July 14-25 (summer) with the exact date to be determined by your district.

If your child is a public, charter, private, or home school student, please click here PDF to download and print a letter detailing the assessment.

How can I prepare?


red flag REQUIRED: Download the electronic Practice Assessment Tool (ePAT). For instructions on how to install the ePAT, click here. All students are required to take the six-item practice test before taking the EOC Assessment. This practice test will help you gain familiarity with the types of questions and test functionality.
PREPWORKS Students taking U.S. History with FLVS can access Shmoop EOC reviews FREE! Check with your teacher to get your password. If you are not taking Algebra I with FLVS, seek parental permission to purchase Shmoop.
test FLVS has created a practice test that represents the actual End-of-Course Assessment to help you study. Check your answers here .
checkmark Ask your district for a username and password for the FCAT Explorer/Focus for benchmark-level assessments.
clipboard Visit the Florida Department of Education's EOC FAQ's page, and check out student tutorials to prepare for a computer-based assessment.


Review Sessions:

Prep for the assessment by studying key concepts:

Click on the links below to start the review sessions.

March 31, 6 pm: Multiple Choice Breakdown

April 1, 6:30pm: Reconstruction and the Industrial Revolution

April 2, 7 pm: WWI and Between the Wars

April 3, 6:30 pm: WWII and the Cold War

April 7, 6 pm: Political Cartoons

April 8, 6:30 pm: The Civil Rights Movement and the Modern Era Vocabulary Review

April 9, 7 pm: Reconstruction and The New Deal Vocabulary Review

April 10, 6:30 pm: Reconstruction and the Industrial Revolution

April 14, 6 pm: Multiple Choice Breakdown

April 15, 6:30 pm: WWI and Between the Wars

April 16, 7pm: WWII and the Cold War

April 17, 6:30 pm: Political Cartoons

Click here PDF to download and print an information sheet about the US History End-of-Course Assessment.

 

Still have questions?

Please contact Assessment & Accountability at testing@flvs.net with any questions or concerns regarding the assessment.

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