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The Praxis Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects: Social Studies (5004) study guide includes instructional videos, quizzes, flashcards, and 1000+ practice questions. The study guide covers 10 concepts including Early US History, Physical Geography, World History and much more!

What Concepts are Covered in the Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies (5004) Study Guide?

The Praxis Elementary Education Multiple Subjects: Social Studies (5004) study guide consists of the following concepts:

Concept Number of Lessons Practice Questions
Early US History 15 141
1800s US History 13 115
1900-Modern US History 9 52
Government 13 143
Physical Geography 10 93
Human Geography 8 51
Anthropology and Sociology 13 55
World History 15 84
Microeconomics 6 60
Macroeconomics 10 48

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.

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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.

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Exam Format

The Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies (5004) exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions spread across 3 content categories:

  1. United States History, Government, and Citizenship
  2. Geography, Anthropology, and Sociology
  3. World History and Economics

Learn more about the exam’s format by checking out our Praxis 5004 Exam Overview.

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This test does not include a scheduled break. If you choose to take an unscheduled break, your test clock will not stop, so it’s recommended that you use the restroom before or after your test.  Long breaks are documented by test administrators, so do not take more than 5 to 10 minutes.

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