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This course is a preparation course only. You cannot take the GED® test online. UniversalClass does not administer state-sanctioned GED® tests.
We recommend the following steps to pass the official, state-administered, GED® test:
- Enroll in a GED® Preparation course (such as this one)
- Purchase all recommended GED® Preparation books and materials
- Study all course materials
- Take all practice tests in the course and book materials
- After you have mastered all material and passed all tests, you must sign up for the state-administered GED® test
- Take the GED® test in person approved by both your state and the American Council on Education with a proctor
- If you pass the state-administered GED® test, the state will issue you a high school equivalency diploma
*GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education and may not be used without permission. The GED® and GED Testing Service®® brands are administered by GED Testing Service® LLC under license. THIS WORK IS NOT AUTHORIZED, ENDORSED, OR LICENSED BY AMERICAN COUNSEL ON EDUCATION OR GED Testing Service®, AND ANY REFERENCE TO "GED®" IN THE TITLE OR BODY OF THIS WORK IS IN NO WAY INTENDED TO IMPLY AN AFFILIATION WITH, OR SPONSORSHIP BY, GED Testing Service® OR ANY STATE OR ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE GED® BRANDED GOODS OR SERVICES.
This online course will prepare you to take the GED (General Educational Development) test. The testing format will be explained and broken down to highlight the five testing areas along with the content each of these sections will cover.
This course will provide many resources from test tips and strategies, exercises, assignments, practice tests and researched netlinks attached to many test topics to be read at your own leisure.
The GED test covers a wealth of information within the five-test sections. These test sections include English Grammar and the Mechanics of Writing, Social Studies, Science Studies, Math Studies and Literature Studies. You will not need to know all of the information in these areas to pass the GED, but you will need to know and understand several of the main topics in each area. This course provides a brief summary and numerous practice resources to use for each of these main topics.
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By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate mastery of grammar topics.
- Demonstrate mastery of sentence structure and organization.
- Recognize frequent spelling and diction errors.
- Prepare for the essay test.
- Demonstrate mastery of reading tables, graphs, maps and political cartoons.
- Demonstrate mastery of history and economics.
- Demonstrate mastery of geography, political science and behavioral studies.
- Describe basic concepts of biology.
- Describe basic concepts of earth and space structure.
- Describe basic concepts of chemistry and physical science.
- Solve basic math, algebra, and geometry problems, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Lesson 1: Introduction for GED PreparationThis introductory lesson reviews information about the GED Test, such as what is on the test, where to take the test, and strategies for preparing for the test.
Lesson 2: The Language Arts Writing Test for the GED ExamA review of part 1 and part 2 of the GED exam.
Lesson 3: Sentence StructureTopics include: fragments, run-on sentences and comma splices, combing sentences with conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, using active and passive voice, sentence structure and types of GED questions, dangling and misplaced modifiers, and parallel s
Lesson 4: MechanicsTopics include: capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
Lesson 5: OrganizationTopics include: Paragraph composition, topic sentences, and unity and coherence within a paragraph.
Lesson 6: The Language Arts, Writing Test (Part 2): The Essay TestThis lesson will break down how to write the GED essay.
Lesson 7: The Essay Test ContinuedThis lesson includes additional information about the GED Essay Exam.
Lesson 8: The Mathematics Test for the GED ExamThis lesson will go over information and formatting that will be on the Mathematics Exam.
Lesson 9: Whole Numbers and OperationsLesson topics include Basic Operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), and
solving word problems with Basic Operations.
Lesson 10: Number SenseLesson topics include powers, exponents and square roots, as well as Order of Operations
Lesson 11: Decimal NumbersLesson topics include place value and ordering decimals, decimal operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
Lesson 12: Fractions and Fraction OperationsLesson topics include fractions and fraction operations, types of fractions, and operations with fractions
Lesson 13: Number RelationshipsLesson topics include signed numbers, and multiplying & dividing signed numbers
Lesson 14: Statistics and Data AnalysisLesson topics include ratios, rates, and proportions
Lesson 15: PercentsLesson topics include converting percents to fractions and decimals (and vice versa!), and solving percent problems and interest problems.
Lesson 16: ProbabilityLesson topics include probability, probability range, and dependent probability.
Lesson 17: Data AnalysisLesson topics include measures of central tendency, finding the range, finding the mean, finding the median, finding the mode, and interpreting charts, tables and graphs.
Lesson 18: AlgebraLesson topics include algebra expressions & equations, one-step and multi-step algebra equations, word problems, simplifying expressions inequalities, graphing and multiplying expressions
Lesson 19: MeasurementLesson topics include standard and metric measurement, time-distance, and money calculations.
Lesson 20: GeometryLesson topics include geometry vocabulary as well as measurements, angles and triangles relationships.
Lesson 21: The Social Studies Test for the GED ExamThis lesson will go over information and question formatting that will be on this section of the GED exam.
Lesson 22: Reading Social Studies QuestionsThis lesson will highlight and summarize the social studies section and present strategies on how to read and answer test questions.
Lesson 23: Reading Tables, Graphs, Maps, and Political CartoonsThis lesson will focus on how to read and answer questions dealing with information in tables, graphs, maps, and political cartoons.
Lesson 24: World History, Part 1Lesson material will review topics of
early humanity and civilizations.
Lesson 25: World History, Part 2Lesson material will include topics involving the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, The Reformation and The Age of Enlightenment
Lesson 26: World History, Part 3Lesson material will include topics involving the French Revolution, Central America, Eastern Europe, the Industrial Revolution, and World
Lesson 27: World History, Part 4Lesson material will include topics involving the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism, relationships between India and Pakistan , and the impact of technology on the world.
Lesson 28: U.S. History, Part 1Lesson material will include topics involving the beginning of the formation of the United States, the formation of the American government, and the development of the Declaration of Independence.
Lesson 29: U.S. History, Part 2Lesson material will include topics involving the beginning of U.S. domestic and foreign policy, the War of 1812, the Civil War, and the impact of the Industrial Revolution in the U.S.
Lesson 30: U. S. History, Part 3Lesson material will include topics involving the United States as a world power, U.S. role in World War 1, the Suffrage Movement, the Roaring Twenties, the Stock Market Crash, and the New Deal.
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