This test has five new item sets focusing on the following:

  • describe the impact of different groups on Louisiana’s culture (i.e., Creoles, Cajuns, Native Americans, French, and Spanish)
  • explain how migration and settlement of Native Americans, French, Acadians/Cajuns, and Spanish helped to create Louisiana’s culture.
  • summarize how Louisiana developed over time from Native American civilizations through exploration, colonization, and the Louisiana Purchase to statehood.
  • recognize that many factors influence the movement and settlement of people, such as physical features, climate, and gaining land or seeking opportunities through exploration.

Two of these Item Sets have constructed response questions
This test also has 5 discrete items testing the Louisiana State Standards for a total of 29 questions.