Free Study Guides for the
CSET Multiple Subjects Test
If you are planning on taking The California Subject Examinations for Teachers® (CSET®), our study guides can help you be prepared. Our study guides will help you focus on studying the multiple subjects that are covered on the exam. Using our study guides will help you gain an understanding of which subject areas to study further before the day of the test. Our study guides for the CSET® will be the basic guide to help you through your studies.
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Sections of the CSET Multiple Subjects Test
Subtest I: History and Social Science
History and social studies from the beginning of time? Yeah, that’s a lot to cover and this study guide will help you sort out just what you’ll need to know for the related questions on the CSET® test. Be sure to seek further information on anything about which you’re still unsure.
Subtest III: Human Development
Understanding the foundations of human development can prove to be very helpful to educators and the students with whom they work. Look through this study guide to see what aspects of human development may appear in questions on the CSET® Multiple Subjects Subtest III and find out what you already know and what you need to practice.
Subtest III: Physical Education
Subtest III of the CSET® Multiple Subjects Test includes questions about Physical Education instruction and concepts. These questions also address topics in social and mental health areas. Use this study guide to help you prepare before test day and be sure to access our free physical education practice questions and flashcards, as well.
Subtest III: Visual and Performing Arts
The Visual and Performing Arts questions on Subtest III of the CSET® Multiple Subjects Test range from testing your knowledge of appreciation factors to historical references. They cover the domains of dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts. Use this study guide to review what you know and find out what you need to practice.
California is in the process of revising the Visual and Performing Arts Framework. You can see the most current information here.
Subtest II: Mathematics
The mathematics questions on this test are not extremely high level since this is a general competency type of test and not one for math teachers. However, you may have to “dig” a bit to remember all of those little concepts covered in past math instruction. So, use this guide to find out what you need to know and be sure to consult additional resources for more help with difficult concepts.
Subtest II: Science
The science questions on Subtest II of the CSET® Multiple Subjects Test cover a lot of ground, so you’ll need to know exactly what concepts to study. This study guide provides an accurate outline of what’s assessed on this test and gives you an idea of what you’ll need to know.
Subtest I: Reading, Language Arts, and Literature
There is a lot of ground to cover in reading, language, and literature. This study guide will help you review all sorts of concepts related to these three areas that make up the English language arts. And these are the things that will be covered on the CSET® test, so you’ll want to be sure that you thoroughly understand all of the vocabulary and learning processes. Be sure to consult additional resources if you still have questions, and to tryout the knowledge you’ve learned by taking practice tests and using flashcards.
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