Test Resources

Test Resources

Find information, handouts, videos, and external links to help you prepare for your upcoming test!

Florida Civic Literacy Exam (FCLE)

What is the Florida Civic Literacy Exam?

In accordance with Florida Statue 1007.25 and Florida Administrative Code, Rule 6A-10.02413, Tallahassee Community College will be offering the Florida Civic Literacy Exam (FCLE) for completion of an Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree. 

The test consists of approximately 80 multiple-choice questions. In order, to pass one needs to get 60% of the questions correct.

The following link can help you schedule the test or learn more about testing center services.

The FCLE measures the following civic literacy competencies and outcomes:

  • Understanding of the basic principles and practices of American democracy and how they are applied in our republican form of government
  • Understanding of the United States Constitution and its application
  • Knowledge of the founding documents and how they have shaped the nature and functions of our institutions of self-government
  • Understanding of landmark Supreme Court cases, landmark legislation, and landmark executive actions and their impact on law and society

The Learning Commons offer workshops in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters to help you prepare. MyTCC provides information on upcoming workshops. In the meantime, you can view recordings of these videos using the links below.  These are on the Learning Commons YouTube channel.

Quizlet Flashcards

Recommended FCLE Resources are listed below!

FTCE General Knowledge (GK) Exam

Students enrolled in the B.S. in Elementary Education or the B.S. in Exceptional Student Education are required to take and pass sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE). Successful completion of the FTCE General Knowledge (GK) Test is required.

The GK Test is composed of four subtests: Essay, English Language Skills, Reading, and Mathematics. 

The Learning Commons offers workshops throughout the year and individualized tutoring plans for students preparing for the GK Test. You can find more information and resources to help you prepare below. 

Test Information

Practice Tests and Study Planning

Essay/English Language Skills (ELS)/Reading

  • Video: Reading, ELS, and Essay Tips from the Learning Commons
  • Essay Competency 1: Knowledge of formal college-level writing (100%)
  • ELS Competency 1: Knowledge of language structure (33%)
  • ELS Competency 2: Knowledge of vocabulary application (33%)
  • ELS Competency 3: Knowledge of standard English conventions (34%)
  • Reading Competency 1: Knowledge of key ideas and details based on text selections (40%)
  • Reading Competency 2: Knowledge of text structure and meaning based on text selections (25%)
  • Reading Competency 3: Knowledge of the integration of information and ideas based on text selections (35%)

Videos and resources coming soon


  • Video: Mathematics Subtest Tips from the Learning Commons
  • Math Competency 1: Knowledge of number sense, concepts, and operations (25%)
  • Math Competency 2: Knowledge of geometry and measurement (25%)
  • Math Competency 3: Knowledge of algebraic thinking and coordinate plane (30%)
  • Math Competency 4: Knowledge of probability, statistics, and data interpretation (20%)

Videos and resources coming soon

GED General Information

The links in this section take you to the Workforce Development section of our website and offer general information about this test.

GED Mathematical Reasoning

The Learning Commons offers one-on-one tutoring to students enrolled in GED Prep at Tallahassee Community College. At this time, all the handouts listed in the GED Mathematical Reasoning session are in pdf format.

Absolute value








Linear equations

Literal equations

Number sense

Percents, ratios, rates, and proportions


Quadratic equations


Translating words into algebra

Whole numbers

Word problems and applications


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