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About This NES Elementary Education Subtest II Study Guide
If you are a K-8 elementary and/or special education/moderate-severe disabilities teacher candidate in the State of Arizona, you must pass the NES Elementary Education Subtest II as part of your certification. This study guide has been put together to prepare you for your NES Elementary Education Subtest II, with lessons that can help you to answer test questions on math, science, the arts, health, and fitness.
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NES Elementary Education Subtest II Course Information
This course is designed to prepare you for the NES Elementary Education Subtest I, covering all of the topics outlined in the official test materials provided by Pearson Education. Our professional instructors created this comprehensive course to help you master these objectives. Some of the topics covered in this course are listed below:
Concepts of Numeration, Number Sense, and Mathematical Operations
- Explain properties of numbers and of number systems
- Represent numbers and operations with models
- Define prime and composite numbers
- Solve problems with fractions, ratios, decimals, proportions, exponents, and scientific notation
Mathematical Reasoning and Problem Solving, Communication and Representation, and Data Analysis
- Use strategies to solve word problems, translate words into math symbols, and personalize word problems
- Analyze and interpret data in a variety of formats, such as graphs and charts
- Describe data using statistical measures, such as mean, median, mode, and range
Basic Concepts of Patterns, Algebra, and Functions
- Recognize and solve mathematical patterns
- Identify properties and types of functions
- Express relationships as algebraic equations
Basic Concepts of Geometry and Measurement
- Demonstrate knowledge of types and properties of lines, angles, and two- and three-dimensional shapes
- Apply strategies to solve geometry problems
- Understand and convert standard units of measurement
- Solve problems using basic operations with measurements
Fundamental Concepts of the Life Sciences
- Outline the life processes of plants, animals, and other organisms
- Recognize the life cycles and reproductive patterns of common species
- Detail ways in which organisms are ordered and classified
Fundamental Concepts of the Physical, Earth, and Space Sciences
- Demonstrate knowledge of concepts of chemical and physical matter
- Describe the solar system and theories as to its formation
- Understand the interactions and effects of the sun, the earth, and the moon relative to each other
Basic Concepts of the Scientific Method, Inquiry, and Data Analysis
- Recognize the basic tenets, goals, and values of science
- Explain how scientific knowledge develops and changes over time
- Apply knowledge of scientific method in experimenting, collecting, and interpreting data
Basic Concepts of the Arts, Music, Health, and Fitness
- Demonstrate knowledge of musical concepts
- Define drama and share techniques used in performing dramatic works
- Identify the basic structures and functions of the human body, common health problems, and risks to children's health
NES Elementary Education Subtest II Course Format
This NES Elementary Education Subtest II study guide has 29 chapters, broken down into 234 lessons. The lessons break major concepts down into manageable chunks, making the large volume of subject matter tested by the exam more easily absorbed and retained.
NES Elementary Education Subtest II Exam Information
- Number of Questions: Approximately 75
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 105 minutes
- Exam Cost: $50 for one Elementary Education Subtest; $95 for two
NES Elementary Education Subtest II Exam Breakdown
|Content Domain||% of total score||# of questions|
|The Arts, Health, and Fitness||12%||9|
Registering and Preparing for the NES Elementary Education Subtest II
Test registration is online and testing is by appointment. Tests are available year-round in Arizona and nationwide. Locate a test center and register using the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments website.
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