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.
How can I prepare?
||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.
||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.
|| FLVS has created a practice test that represents the actual End-of-Course Assessment to help you study. Check your answers here .
|| Ask your district for a username and password for the FCAT Explorer/Focus for benchmark-level assessments.
|| Visit the Florida Department of Education's EOC FAQ's page, and check out student tutorials to prepare for a computer-based assessment.
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 to download and print an information sheet about the US History End-of-Course Assessment.
Still have questions?
Please contact Assessment & Accountability at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns regarding the assessment.