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Course SummaryIn this course, you will have the opportunity to learn more about reading strategies, literary analysis methods, the writing process and literary assessment. All of the material discussed in this study guide is addressed in the Indiana Core Assessments English Language Arts educator licensing exam.
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About This Course
This guide provides a review of the material you'll have to know as an English language arts teacher in Indiana. Lessons address instructional strategies for reading and writing, literary elements and analysis, listening and speaking skills, and communication methods. You will also review differentiated instruction, integration and assessment strategies. Once you complete this course, you should have a better understanding of the following:
- Foundations of reading and fluency development
- Reading comprehension instructional strategies
- Forms and structures of informational and persuasive texts
- Types and characteristics of literary texts
- Types and components of writing
- Word choice and writing research
- Teaching writing, speaking and listening skills
- Interpersonal communication practices
- The use of media to present and communicate ideas
- Differentiated instruction, technology and integration in ELA
- ELA standards and assessments in Indiana
About the Exam
The Indiana Core Assessments English Language Arts exam is a content-area licensing examination that measures the knowledge of candidates seeking to become ELA teachers in Indiana. This is a computer-administered exam containing 100 multiple-choice questions covering four domain areas: reading comprehension and analysis; components and modes of writing; communication and media literacy; and English Language Arts instruction and assessment. The reading comprehension section makes up 45% of the exam, with the writing section covering 30% and communication/media literacy equals 15%. The instruction and assessment domain accounts for the remaining 10%. Candidates have 105 minutes to complete all questions and must attain a score of 220 to pass the exam.
Indiana Core Assessments English Language Arts Exam Preparation & Registration
There may be no quicker way to review all of the material addressed on the Indiana Core Assessments English Language Arts exam than by using this extensive study guide. You will examine details about phonics and language development; reading comprehension teaching strategies; text elements and analysis; writing structure; and proper word choice and usage. Strategies for improving a student's listening, oral communication and writing skills are also discussed. Finally, you will review ways to use visual media, integrate ELA in the curriculum, adhere to state ELA standards and assess student understanding of ELA concepts. Video and text lessons provide short, 5-10 minutes reviews of these topics and 24/7 accessibility from any device. Expert instructors guide you easily through the material to ensure your full understanding. Brief lesson quizzes and chapter exams help you measure what you have learned and to identify any areas in which you might need further review before sitting for the Indiana Core Assessments ELA exam.
If you wish to register for this exam, you must create an account on the Indiana state program website. After you have submitted requested information and payment of exam fees and your registration is processed, you can then log into your account and click on 'Schedule' to select your test date and location. You will be sent a confirmation email from Pearson VUE, the exam's administrator.
The Indiana Core Assessment English Learners exam was developed by the Indiana Department of Education, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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