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GED Preparation

WWTC offers General Education Development (GED) classes during the school year for individuals who did not complete high school and would like to obtain a GED certificate.

Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There is no tuition charge for the class and there is no set class length. Students work at their own pace. Enrollment is ongoing, so individuals may enroll anytime throughout the year.

The classes are offered through OSU Institute of Technology of Okmulgee and will be instructed by Ruby McCaslin.

 

REQUIREMENTS
1. Must be a resident of Oklahoma.
2. Students must maintain good attendance or be subject to dismissal from the class.


WHAT ARE GED TESTS?
The GED test has five sections in the areas of Writing, Social Studies, Reading, Science, and Mathematics. The questions in each of these sections require general knowledge and thinking skills. Few questions ask about facts, details, or definitions.

Even though you have not finished high school, you have probably gained knowledge and skills through experiences, reading, and informal training. The GED tests are designed to measure the important knowledge and skills, usually learned during four years of high school, that you may have obtained in a different manner.

The GED test format is multiple choice. The questions range in difficulty from easy to hard and cover a wide range of subjects. Part II of the Writing Skills Test requires a written essay.


TEST CONTENT:
Language Arts, Writing
(50 questions + essay - 120 minutes)
30% Sentence Structure
30% Usage
25% Mechanics
15% Organization

Social Studies (50 questions - 80 minutes)
40% History - US, Canada, World
25% Civics
20% Economics
15% Geography

Science (50 questions - 80 minutes)
20% Earth and Space
35% Physical - Chemistry and Physics
45% Life Science - Biology and Health

Language Arts, Reading (40 questions - 65 minutes)
75% Literacy - Poetry, Drama, Prose before 1920, 1920-1960, After 1960
25% Non-Fiction - Prose, Critical Reviews, Workplace and Community Documents

Mathematics (50 questions - 90 minutes)
20-30% Number, Numbers Sense and Operations
20-30% Data, STatistical and Probability
20-30% Geometry and Measurement
20-30% Algebra, Function and Patterns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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