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Course SummaryIn this course, you'll find short lessons and quizzes that can help you get ready for the NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction exam. Work through this test preparation course at your own pace to review and master all of the concepts on which you'll be tested.
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About This Course
Prepare for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction exam with this comprehensive test prep course. You'll review engaging lessons that go over all of the exam's reading concepts, and the accompanying practice quizzes can help you get comfortable answering the types of questions that appear on the exam. The test is intended for aspiring reading teachers in several states, including New Mexico and Washington. As you get ready for the test, don't hesitate to reach out to our subject-matter experts if you have any questions.
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Syllabus & Course Information
To assist you in preparing for the test quickly and efficiently, we've included lessons that go over all of the elementary reading instruction concepts you'll need to know for the exam. As you work through the course, you'll review the learning process of young students, as well as a variety of teaching strategies, assessments and approaches for elementary-level reading instruction. By the end of the course, you should be able to:
- Establish phonemic and phonological awareness
- Teach print and alphabet concepts
- Integrate phonics in reading instruction
- Use effective word analysis strategies
- Outline the vocabulary development process
- Comprehend literary and expository texts
- Interpret reading development assessment results
- Explain literacy theory
- Compare several approaches to reading instruction
This course contains a total of 98 lessons that are portioned into 10 chapters. You can watch the lessons online at any time, or you have the option of printing the included lesson transcripts to study offline. To help you retain the information you study, the course comes with lesson-specific quizzes, comprehensive chapter exams and a final course assessment.
NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction (104) Exam Information
Used for entry-level teacher certification purposes in states like New Mexico and Washington, the NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction exam tests you on the knowledge and skills needed to teach reading at the elementary level.
- Number of Questions: 150
- Question Type: Multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 3 hours
- Exam Cost: $95
NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction (104) Exam Breakdown
|NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction (104) Exam Concept||Percent of the NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction (104) Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Foundations of reading an alphabetic language||19%||29||22|
|Word analysis and fluency development||25%||37||8|
|Vocabulary and comprehension development||25%||37||10|
|Reading different types of text||19%||29||43|
|The literate environment and the classroom reading professional||12%||18||15|
NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction Exam Preparation and Registration
You can use any computer or mobile device to access this course. This flexibility allows you to create your own study schedule and prepare for the test whenever and wherever it's convenient. The course dashboard lets you navigate to the chapter topics you want to study, and each chapter contains a handful of video and text-based lessons. When you're finished with a lesson, try the accompanying quiz to see if you've retained important terms and concepts. The chapter exams and final course assessment help you determine how well you understand the information and how prepared you are for the exam. Finally, if you have any questions about these concepts, you can submit them to our instructors online.
The official NES website allows you to register for the exam online. You'll be asked to select your desired test date and location, pay the exam fee and agree to all testing rules and policies. You'll be able to see your test scores immediately after taking the exam, and you can expect to receive an official score report within two weeks after your test date.
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