The PRAXIS Social Studies: Content Knowledge test is designed for prospective teachers to determine whether they have the knowledge and skills necessary to teach social studies in secondary school. The 130 selected-response questions focus on six major subject areas: United States History, World History, Government/Civics/Political Science, Geography, Economics, and Behavioral Sciences.
Taking the PRAXIS Social Studies: Content Knowledge exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground. This breadth can make it hard to know how to prepare. Luckily, if you understand how the test is organized and what it is testing, you will have no problem prepping for this test. In order to cover everything needed to teach social studies in secondary school, the test is broken into 6 content categories.