US History Support

Below are some of the resources that might help you plan for the upcoming Framework-Based United States History and Government Exam.

Overview of the U.S. History Exam -- This is a clear and comprehensive breakdown of the new assessment.  Developed by New Visions for Public Schools.

Prototype Exam -- This is the only prototype of the exam that we have. 

Educator Guide to the Exam  -- NYSED-developed guide to the new exam.

Task Models -- All Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the exam will be based on a task model or "shell." These may flex a little as the state continues to evaluate them. Updated versions will be posted as available.

Stimulus-Based Short Essay Samples -- This link to the NYSED website provides sample Short answer "Sets" and additional links and resources.