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Our study guide includes a diagnostic test you can take before you start studying to determine your strengths and weaknesses. After completing the diagnostic test you will receive a personalized study plan so you know what to focus on in your studies.

Master the concepts covered on the exam using test-aligned study materials

The study guide’s instruction content breaks down the key information you need to know about each concept. Includes written and video content for different learning styles

Assess your knowledge of each concept with practice questions

The study guide comes with 1000s of authentic practice questions. Each concept comes with a set of quizzes you can take to assess your knowledge of the material you just studied.

Take full-length practice tests to ensure you are ready on test day

The study guide includes three full-length practice tests. These tests are designed to mimic the real exam, meaning they have the same numbers of questions and time limit as the real exam.

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Study Guide Format

The MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) study guide includes instructional videos, quizzes, flashcards, and 1000+ practice questions. The study guide covers 13 concepts including Literature and Informational Texts, Geography, Modern US and MA History and much more!

What Concepts are Covered in the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) Study Guide?

The MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) study guide consists of the following concepts:

ConceptNumber of LessonsPractice Questions
Literature and Informational Texts892
Writing and Research16169
Speaking and Listening766
Text Analysis16295
Economics1174
Geography18115
Early Civilizations25133
Colonization of the Americas747
Early US and MA History1151
Modern US and MA History26157
Principles of American Government20105
Structures and Functions of Government787
Methods, Skills, and Instruction20131

Each concept includes instructional content and videos to ensure you understand that topic. They also come with practice questions so you can test yourself on the information you just learned.

How to Use the Study Guide

You can start studying by taking our diagnostic test to learn your strengths and weaknesses. Then you can start working through the concepts. The instructional content, which includes videos and written content,  gives you all the necessary information to understand that topic. Each concept has its own set of flashcards and quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of that specific concept quickly. Once you have worked through all the concepts, you can move on to the full-length practice tests. These practice tests mimic the test day environment, meaning they will have the same amount of questions and time limit as the real test. You will have three attempts at taking the practice test.

Is the Study Guide Test-Aligned?

Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company. We then work with content and teaching experts to distill down what test-takers need to know. No matter where you are in the study guide, you can always see how the concept you are learning is aligned to the test standards.

Benefits of Using the Study Guide

The MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 study guide was created to help you pass your MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) exam. The comprehensive study guide provides you with all the information and study resources you need to be successful on test day!

The MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) exam assesses your knowledge is Language Arts and History/Social Science related topics. Once you have passed your exam you are one step closer to getting into the classroom!

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MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) Quick Facts

Test Breakdown

The MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions and 1 open-response questions with a 4 hour time limit.

Cost

$94 for a single subtest

$139 for both subtests

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The passing score for the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 exam is a 240.

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MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) FAQs

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Does the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) study guide have practice tests?

Yes! The study guide has three full-length practice test. These practice tests mimic the actual exam, meaning they have the same number of questions and time limit as the real test. The MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) study guide also includes over 1000 quiz questions that you can access through the study guide.

What concepts are covered in the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) study guide?

The MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) study guide covers 13 concepts including Literature and Informational Texts, Geography, Modern US and MA History and much more!

How long will it take me to complete the General Curriculum Subtest 1 study guide?

Every person’s situation is different so it’s hard to pinpoint an exact time frame. Most people take between 30-90 days to complete the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 study guide.

Is the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 (178) test hard?

The MTEL General Curriculum (178) exam is new as of 2023 so there isn’t much data on passing rates. However, according to the MTEL Annual Pass Rate Report from 2021-2022 65% of test takers passed the MTEL General Curriculum Multi-Subject Subtest (03) exam, which is the exam that is being replaced by the newer MTEL 178 exam.

Is the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 study guide test-aligned?

Yes! To create our study guide our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the MTEL General Curriculum Subtest 1 exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company.

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