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NMTA Essential Academic Skills Subtest Reading: Practice & Study Guide

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Let us help you prepare for the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest I: Reading, which has replaced the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading exam, with this engaging study guide course. Our lessons and quizzes act as a comprehensive study aid to help you get the best possible score on exam day.
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21 Chapters in NMTA Essential Academic Skills Subtest Reading: Practice & Study Guide

21 chapters in NMTA Essential Academic Skills Subtest Reading: Practice & Study Guide

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Lesson 1 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Understanding Words By Their Relationships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22073].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22073].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Are Synonyms & Antonyms? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Structural Analysis to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Affixes and Roots to Find the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Supporting Details: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5968].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5968].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Point of View of Characters vs. the Reader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26981].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26981].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Determining the Sequence of Events or Steps in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Determine the Cause and Effect of an Event in a Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Assessing Writer Credibility & Bias Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Serious Drama: History, Characteristics & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Tragedy in Drama: Classical to Modern Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Dramatic Comedy: History and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Elements of Melodrama: From Early Theater to the Modern Soap Opera Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Dramatic Farce: History, Examples and Playwrights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Elements of Drama: Characters, Plot, Setting & Symbolism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9049].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9049].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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Ch. 1:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Phonic Awareness
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Ch. 2:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Phonics & Word Identification
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Ch. 3:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Meaning in Reading
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Ch. 4:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Content-Area Literacy
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Ch. 5:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Reading Interpretation & Analysis
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Ch. 6:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Nonfiction & Informational Text Analysis
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Ch. 7:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Literary Analysis
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Ch. 8:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Fiction Analysis
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Ch. 9:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Drama Analysis
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Ch. 10:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Writing Development
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Ch. 11:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Vocabulary Development
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Ch. 12:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Assessment Types
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Ch. 13:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Assessment Planning
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Ch. 14:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Assessment Analysis
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Ch. 15:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Instructional Strategies
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Ch. 16:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Literacy Instruction
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Ch. 17:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Printing Instruction
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Ch. 18:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Instructional Resources
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Ch. 19:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Classroom Management
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Ch. 20:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Student Needs
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Ch. 21:  NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Professional Development
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