The transition Global History and Geography Regents Examination (Grade 10) will be based upon the 1996 Social Studies Standards and the 1998 Social Studies Resource Guide with Core Curriculum.The transition Regents exam will cover only one year of study, grade 10 in Global History and Geography, pulling the content from Units 5 – 8 from the Social Studies Resource Guide and Core Curriculum.The exam uses an Evidence-Centered Design model for constructing the assessment.
The courses can be taken as many times as a student needs in order to pass them. There are no distinctions between the requirements for the regular diploma and the advanced regents diploma. Each type of exam includes multiple-choice questions and an essay.
You must pass the integrated algebra exam, also known as math A, to get a high school diploma. To get an advanced regents diploma you must also pass either the geometry, algebra two/trigonometry or math B exam. The social studies exams that you must pass include both the global history and geography and U. Most students take the global regents exam in 10th grade--since global history is a two-year course--and the U. The English regents exam is administered in 11th grade after a student has three years of English instruction.
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The Toolkit was created by NYS teachers for NYS teachers and is aligned with the National Council for the Social Studies’ C3 Framework.
Along with adopting the Framework, the Regents also amended Commissioner’s Regulations Part 100.2 and 100.5 by establishing a two-unit sequence in Global History and Geography that is required for a Regents Diploma.
Each exam must be given on a specific date at the specific time indicated on the front of the exam booklet.
You must pass the regents exam with at least a 65 to get your diploma, and 85 if you are striving to get an advanced regents diploma with honors.
Requirements for a diploma apply to students depending upon the year in which they first enter grade nine.
A student who takes more than four years to earn a diploma is subject to the requirements that apply to the year that student first entered grade nine.