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8th Grade Social Studies Standards

Purpose Statement Social Studies Grade 8

The Grade 8 Social Studies End-of-Course (EOC) Exam is intended to measure student proficiency of the New Mexico Social Studies Standards. This course-level exam is provided to all students who have completed a Grade 8 Social Studies course. This exam can be given for the following STARS course codes:  2721 - U.S. History-Comprehensive  2723 - Early U.S. History Intended as a final exam for the course, this is a summative exam covering a wide range of content, skills, and applications. Scores are reported to the teacher, school, district, and state levels for the purposes of student grades, curriculum review, and NMTeach summative reports. “The EOCs are exams written by New Mexico Teachers for New Mexico Students.” During the 2016-17 school year, teachers were brought together in person and online to revise the blueprints. The NMPED extends our gratitude to those who contributed to this improvement process. Although we were unable to implement every suggestion due to conflicting viewpoints at times, this blueprint reflects the best collaborative effort among dedicated peers. NMPED would like to especially recognize the following persons who led the revision for this blueprint:  Ellen Virden, Content Lead & Lead Reviewer, Consultant, REC IX  Patrick Logan, Albuquerque Public Schools, New Mexico Council for the Social Studies

7th Grade Social Studies Standards for EOC

Purpose Statement Grade 7 Social Studies

The Grade 7 Social Studies End-of-Course (EOC) Exam is intended to measure student proficiency of the New Mexico Social Studies Standards. This course-level exam is provided to all students who have completed a course in 7th Grade Social Studies. This exam can be given for the following STARS course code:  2700 - New Mexico History Intended as a final exam for the course, this is a summative exam covering a range of content, skills, and applications. Scores are reported to the teacher, school, district, and state levels for the purposes of student grades, curriculum review, and NMTeach summative reports. “The EOCs are exams written by New Mexico Teachers for New Mexico Students.” During the 2016-17 school year, teachers were brought together in person and online to revise the blueprints. The NMPED extends our gratitude to those who contributed to this improvement process. Although we were unable to implement every suggestion due to conflicting viewpoints at times, this blueprint reflects the best collaborative effort among dedicated peers. NMPED wants to especially recognize the following persons who led the revision for this blueprint:  Ellen Virden, Content Lead & Lead Reviewer, Consultant, REC IX  Mylo Corona, Gadsden Independent Schools, Blueprint Lead

6th Grade Social Studies Standards for EOC

Purpose Statement Grade 6 Social Studies T

he Grade 6 Social Studies End-of-Course (EOC) Exam is intended to measure student proficiency of the New Mexico Social Studies Standards. This course-level exam is provided to all students who have completed a course in 6th Grade Social Studies. This exam can be given for the following STARS course codes: • 2716 - 6th Grade Social Studies • 2704 - World History Overview Intended as a final exam for the course, this is a summative exam covering a range of content, skills, and applications. Scores are reported to the teacher, school, district, and state levels for the purposes of student grades, curriculum review, and NMTeach summative reports. “The EOCs are exams written by New Mexico Teachers for New Mexico Students.” During the 2016-17 school, year teachers were brought together in person and online to revise the blueprints. The NMPED extends our gratitude to those who contributed to this improvement process. Although we were unable to implement every suggestion due to conflicting viewpoints at times, this blueprint reflects the best collaborative effort among dedicated peers. NMPED wants to especially recognize the following person(s) who led the revision for this blueprint: • Ellen Virden, Content Lead & Lead Reviewer, Consultant, REC IX • Connie Hudgeons, Albuquerque Public Schools

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