Golden Horseshoe Info 2017

 

Golden Horseshoe Participants:

Here are important reminders–

1.  December 1  private and home school student registration begins on WVDE website

2. January 2  deadline to request Braille test

3.  January 15  practice test on WVDE built platform becomes available for students  (Practice tests are posted once a week on Friday’s.)

4.  January 25  county will receive the Golden Horseshoe written essay 

5.  January 31  All students must have logged into the WVDE built platform to test their username and password.

 

Greetings!

I’ve begun to get questions about this year’s Golden Horseshoe Test. Everything that you always wanted to know about GH can be found at https://wvde.state.wv.us/socialstudies/goldenhorseshoe.html I will also be sending you occasional email reminders or clarifications.

Golden Horseshoe Information . Preparing for the Golden Horseshoe Essay and Multiple Choice Online Test. Essay Test: Sample Essays. Other practice essays can be found …

 

 

In early January I’ll be providing you all with more in-depth information re: the Golden Horseshoe Test, but I wanted to highlight some basic information.

 

TIMELINE

Early January 2017 — Practice Tests available online

February 8, 2017 — Essay Test to be administered

February 21 – March 2, 2017 — Online test is administered. See dates below for individual county dates.

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A.      Public school students DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER with me for the online test. However, they do need to have an active WebTop account and a valid password. If students do not have an account or password please contact your Golden Horseshoe County Contact or your local TIS. Your TIS can create an account and a new password for your student(s).

B.      Home-schooled and private school students DO need to register. Please check https://wvde.state.wv.us/socialstudies/goldenhorseshoe.html for details.

Golden Horseshoe Information . Preparing for the Golden Horseshoe Essay and Multiple Choice Online Test. Essay Test: Sample Essays. Other practice essays can be found …

 

C.      All public students should log in to the WebTop in January to be sure they have access to the testing platform and can maneuver the site.

D.     Information about confidentiality agreements, absentee rosters and other paperwork will be sent out in January.

E.      Preparing for the test. The following resources can be found at https://wvde.state.wv.us/socialstudies/goldenhorseshoe.html or at the URLs listed below. The Culture Center website is an excellent resource for almost anything relating to WV.

Golden Horseshoe Information . Preparing for the Golden Horseshoe Essay and Multiple Choice Online Test. Essay Test: Sample Essays. Other practice essays can be found …

 

v	Essay Test: Sample Essays from 2012-2013. Other practice essays can be found at the end of the web page under Forms.
v	Essay Test Sheet for writing essay (lined paper): PDF
v	Golden Horseshoe Preparation Page http://www.wvculture.org/history/goldenhorseshoeprep.html
Ø	Quick Quizzes:  http://www.wvculture.org/history/trivia/quizindex.aspx
Ø	Daily Trivia:  http://www.wvculture.org/history/trivia/trivia.aspx
Ø	On This Day in WV History:  http://www.wvculture.org/history/thisdayinwvhistory/thisday.html
Ø	Released and Practice Test Items
♦	Practice Test
♦	Answer Key Practice Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have a great weekend.

 

Allegra Kazemzadeh

Social Studies/Assessment Coordinator

Office of Middle/Secondary Learning

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Building 6 Room 603

Charleston, WV 25305-0330

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wvde.state.wv.us

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