Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators - Reading (5712, 5713): Study Guide & Practice

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Build your confidence as you prepare to take the Praxis I Reading Test with the engaging material included in this study course. Use our short video lessons to review the things you'll find on the test, and then measure your understanding by taking the lesson quizzes and chapter tests.
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9 chapters in Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators - Reading (5712, 5713): Study Guide & Practice

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Ch 2. Praxis I Reading: Comprehension {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11027].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions About Literature: Test-Taking Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2706].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2706].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Praxis I Reading: Themes and Main Ideas {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11028].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Find the Theme or Central Idea Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Compare and Contrast Elements of a Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28816].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28816].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Analyze Two Texts Related by Theme or Topic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Comparing Texts to Personal Experience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58135].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58135].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What Are Literary Motifs? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - How to Restate an Idea and Summarize Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - What is Paraphrasing? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Praxis I Reading: Evaluating Arguments and Reasoning {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11029].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Using Details to Support an Argument Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Evaluate Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Evaluating Reasoning in an Essay or Article Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2794].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2794].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Detecting Assumptions in Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Praxis I Reading: Word Choice and Language {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11030].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Praxis I Reading: Figurative Language and Nuance {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11031].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Types of Irony: Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Understatement & Litotes: Differences, Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Euphemism: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. Praxis I Reading: Structure and Organization {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[11032].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Organizational Features & Structures of Informational Texts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33090].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33090].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Determine the Text Structure of a Passage Using Transitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31238].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31238].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 9. Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading Flashcards {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[500761].percentComplete}}% complete

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