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Discover your strengths and weaknesses using a diagnostic test

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 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:

ConceptNumber of LessonsPractice Questions
Early US History15141
1800s US History13115
1900-Modern US History952
Government13143
Physical Geography1093
Human Geography851
Anthropology and Sociology1355
World History1584
Microeconomics660
Macroeconomics1048

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.

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Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies (5004) 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 guides, you can always see how the concept you are learning is aligned to the test standards.

Benefits of Using the Praxis 5004 Study Guide

The Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies study guide was created to help you pass your Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies (5004) exam. The comprehensive study guides provides you with all the information and study resources you need to be successful on test day!

The Praxis Elementary Education: Social Studies (5004) exam assesses your ability to become an entry level elementary school teacher. Once you have passed your exam you are one step closer to getting into the classroom!

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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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The passing score for each subtest varies by state. Some tests allow you to view unofficial scores right away; otherwise, official scores will be available online 10-16 business days after your test date.

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Do I get a break during the Praxis®️ Elementary Education: Social Studies test?

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.

How long will the Praxis® 5004 test take me?

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What can I expect when I arrive at the testing site to take the Elementary Education: Social Studies 5004 test?

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How do I pass the Praxis® 5004 test?

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