Course curriculum

  • 1
    Competency 001 (Social Science Instruction)
    • Competency 001 (Social Science Instruction)
    • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
    • Vertical Alignment
    • Social Studies Terminology
    • Stages of Cognitive Development
    • Instructional Practices
    • Technology in the Classroom
    • Instructional Strategies
    • Promoting Students' Use of Social Science Skills
    • Social Science Disciplines
    • Interdisciplinary Instruction
    • Assessments
    • Practical Applications of Social Science Issues
    • Maps
    • Communicating With the Community
  • 2
    Competency 002 (History)
    • Competency 002 (History)
    • Texas History
    • Individuals that Shaped History
    • Native Americans
    • Causes and Effects of Colonization and Exploration
    • Factors Affecting the Development of Societies
    • Communities
    • Culture
    • Innovations
    • Historical Information and How it Relates to Other Disciplines
    • Historical Research Questions and Judgments
    • Historical Research
    • Sources
    • Problem Solving
    • Decision Making
    • Communicating Historical Information
    • Analyzing Historical Information
    • Chronology
    • Interpreting the Past
    • Foundations of Representative Government in the US
    • Westward Expansion
    • Sectionalism and the Civil War
    • The Civil War and Reconstruction
    • Reform Movements in Texas and the United States
    • Boom and Bust Cycles in Texas Industries
    • Important Individuals in the 20th and 21st Centuries
    • Historical Events
  • 3
    Competency 003 (Geography and Culture)
    • Competency 003 (Geography and Culture)
    • Key Concepts of Geography
    • Location, Location, Location!
    • Geographic Factors
    • Physical Processes and Flow of Energy
    • Humans and the Environment
    • Physical Environmental Characteristics
    • Science and Technology, the Economy, Environment, and Resources
    • Maps and Map Elements
    • Concepts of Culture
    • Contributions of Different Groups
    • Effects of Race, Gender, and Status
    • Customs and Celebrations
    • Relationships Among Cultures
    • How People Meet Basic Needs
    • Native American Groups
    • Roles of the Family
    • Diversity and Unity
    • Using Social Sciences in Other Disciplines
    • Research Questions and Judgments
    • Research and Information
    • Sources
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making
    • Communicating Geographic and Cultural Information
    • Analyzing Data
    • Understanding Populations
    • Institutions
    • Oral Traditions, Stories, Art, and Music in the Social Sciences
    • Relationship Between Art and Time
    • Religion, Philosophy, and Culture
    • How Science and Technology Changes Affect Events
  • 4
    Competency 004 (Economics)
    • Competency 004 (Economics)
    • How People Meet Basic Needs in Different Cultures
    • Economic Concepts
    • Economic Systems
    • Free Enterprise
    • Supply and Demand
    • Work and Economic Activities
    • Measuring Economic Activity
    • Government Regulation and Taxation
    • Economic History
    • Economic Interdependence
  • 5
    Competency 005 (Government and Citizenship)
    • Competency 005 (Government and Citizenship)
    • Origins of Democracy
    • Rules and Laws
    • Structure and Functions of Government
    • Political Documents
    • Governments in Colonial America and Early Development of Texas
    • Political Processes
    • Types of Government
    • Changing the Constitution
    • Supreme Court Cases FREE PREVIEW
    • Democratic Process
    • Leadership
    • Customs, Symbols, and Landmarks
    • Rights, Responsibilities, and Freedoms in Democracy
    • Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens and Non-Profit Groups
    • How Rights and Responsibilities Differ in Various Societies
  • 6
    Final Test
    • Full Length Sample Test for the Social Studies Portion of the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 291 Exam
    • Test for the Social Studies TExES Core Subjects EC-6 291