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High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) Preparation Sites

HiSET Test - this is the official site of the HiSET test, which is the official High School Equivalency test in Massachusetts. This link will bring you directly to the section that is designed for test takers. You will be able to create your own personal HiSet account and access it at any time. You will be able to locate HiSet test centers and schedule yourself to take the tests. You will also find information about the content of the test as well as access both free and paid practice tests. NEW Jan 2016

GED Connections - allows you to access streaming video lessons from PBS Literacy Links including GED Connections, Pre-GED Connections and Workplace Essential Skills. Learners can easily access videos at home on a computer, tablet or smart phone or anywhere there is a connection. These videos are free to all MA residents. NEW Feb 2013

GED Practice.com - this is Steck Vaughn's free GED practice website which proves students with an opportunity to experience test items similar to those on the actual GED test. Allows you to select the GED subject and category of questions.

GED for Free - New JUN 2013

Mathematics

Released MCAS Math Grade 10 Test Items (2012) - MCAS Math test items provide a wealth of practice math problem for students and teachers to use to prepare for the GED test. Comparison of these test items with the Common Core Standards and the guidelines coming from GED Testing Service will provide problems of sufficient difficulty and problem solving intensity. The previous released MCAS Math test items are also available below.
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Released MCAS Math Grade 8 Test Items (2012) - MCAS Math test items provide a wealth of practice math problem for students and teachers to use to prepare for the GED test. Comparison of these test items with the Common Core Standards and the guidelines coming from GED Testing Service will provide problems of sufficient difficulty and problem solving intensity. The previous released MCAS Math test items are also available below.
(2011) (2010) (2009) (2008) (2007) NEW Feb 2013

Language Arts

Released MCAS English Language Arts Grade 10 Test Items (2012) - MCAS Math test items provide a wealth of practice math problem for students and teachers to use to prepare for the GED test. Comparison of these test items with the Common Core Standards and the guidelines coming from GED Testing Service will provide problems of sufficient difficulty and problem solving intensity. The previous released MCAS Math test items are also available below.
(2011) (2010) (2009) (2008) (2007) NEW Feb 2013

Released MCAS English Language Arts Grade 8 Test Items (2012) - MCAS Math test items provide a wealth of practice math problem for students and teachers to use to prepare for the GED test. Comparison of these test items with the Common Core Standards and the guidelines coming from GED Testing Service will provide problems of sufficient difficulty and problem solving intensity. The previous released MCAS Math test items are also available below.
(2011) (2010) (2009) (2008) (2007) NEW Feb 2013

Online Library of Literature

Internet Public Library

Literature Resources for the High School and College Student

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant - Online Writintg tutor

AT&T the Writing Process - A Guide to the Writinng Process

The Five Paragraph Essay Wizard

Grammar Bytes

Vocabulary University

Wacky World of Words

Social Studies

John Cagle's Political Cartoonists Index Teacher Guide - Try this page for ideas to help your students develop the GED skill of interpreting editorial cartoons. The site includes lesson plans teaching the subject of editorial cartoons. Click on the icons to the left to view the lesson plans. They say they will feature five new cartoons each week. Click on the arrow to scroll through the five cartoon lesson plans. Teachers are welcome to print
these cartoons out for use in their classrooms -- you don't have to ask for permission. The home page of this site includes a huge index of cartoons that can be used online but will cost a moderate fee to download.

Today's Political Cartoons -
This is the Political Humor section of About.com. Updated daily, It includes a vast quantity of editorial cartoons to assist teachers looking for cartoons to analyze in GED classes. Some of the page's links include Week's Best Cartoons, Political Cartoon Collections, Editorial Cartoon Sites, New York Times Cartoons, Washington Post Cartoons, and other collections too numerous to mention.

Schools of California Online Resources for Education (History/Social Studies)

New York Times Learning Network

Learning Resources

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