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Praxis Reading for Virginia Educators - Elementary & Special Education: Practice & Study Guide

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Use this course to prepare for the Praxis Reading for Virginia Educators: Elementary and Special Education exam. Containing short lessons and self-assessments, this course helps you review and remember all of the instructional topics that you'll encounter on the exam.
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11 chapters in Praxis Reading for Virginia Educators - Elementary & Special Education: Practice & Study Guide

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Lesson 1 - Purpose of Early Literacy Assessments in Young Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Formal Assessments: Examples & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Formative Assessment? - Strategies & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Multiple Data Sources for Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83790].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83790].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Benefits of Using Assessment Data to Drive Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Emergent Literacy: Definition, Theories & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Identifying Early Signs of a Reading Difficulty Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Using Technology to Assess Reading Literacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65920].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65920].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Techniques for Assessing Student Fluency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57570].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57570].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Using the Informal Reading Inventory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Student Grouping Strategies for Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57556].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57556].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Incorporating Flexible Grouping in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Oral Language Skills: Definition & Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How Read Alouds Support Emergent Literacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58146].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58146].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Language Delays in Children: Definition, Examples & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Relationship Between Speaking & Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Verbal & Non-Verbal Communication Strategies for Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Teaching Listening Skills to Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Teaching Speaking Skills: Strategies & Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137709].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137709].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Questioning Techniques in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31787].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31787].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Development of Phonological Awareness Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65898].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65898].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Evidence-Based Instruction for Phonemic Awareness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Instructional Strategies for Phonological Awareness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65899].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65899].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Evidence-Based Instruction for Letter Recognition & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61126].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61126].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Teaching Print & Letter-Sound Correspondence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61616].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61616].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Alphabet Lessons for Kindergarten and Preschool Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Basic Phonics & Decoding Skills for Literacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Teaching Phonics: Sound-Spelling, Blending & Dictation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64524].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64524].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Teaching Strategies for Phonological & Phonemic Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Teaching Decoding Reading Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How to Recognize Consonant Digraphs & Blends Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65574].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65574].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Role of Phonics & Sight Words in Word Recognition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Teaching Strategies for Phonics & Sight Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Using Structural Analysis to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Teaching Word Patterns as a Decoding Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Syllables: Patterns, Guidelines & Structural Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Teaching Syllabication & Word Breaks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Teaching Vocabulary in Context Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Research-Based Guidelines for Teaching Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61133].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61133].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Whole-to-Part, Reader-Based & Psycholinguistic Instructional Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53958].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53958].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Using Reference Materials for Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 11)}}
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Lesson 1 - Strategies for Improving Students' Reading Fluency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58154].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58154].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Strategies for Teaching Automaticity & Fluency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Factors That Influence Reading Fluency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56443].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56443].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Teaching Reading Fluency to Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58152].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58152].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Teach Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cultural, Ethnic & Linguistic Relationships to Reading Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Reading Comprehension: Literal, Inferential & Evaluative Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Factors Help & Hinder Reading Comprehension? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44396].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44396].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Methods for Determining Students' Reading Level Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Balanced Literacy: Activities & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53960].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53960].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Strategies for Motivating Students to Read Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - How Parents Participate in School Literacy Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49598].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49598].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(6, 11)}}
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Lesson 1 - What is Children's Literature? - History, Themes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Children's Literature: Issues, Trends & Appreciation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369699].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369699].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Genres in Children's Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Teach Literary Genres: Techniques & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68265].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68265].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Make Predictions Based on Information from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32876].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32876].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Text-Based Instructional Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53957].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53957].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Teaching the Theme of a Story Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Teach Poetry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31798].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31798].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Teaching Literary Analysis & Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61628].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61628].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Patterns of Writing Development for Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54496].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54496].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Writing Process: Stages & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Social Nature of Writing for the Classroom: Voice, Audience, Response & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54498].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54498].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Sequence of Teaching Writing to Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Classroom Space for Writing Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54500].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54500].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Activities for Developing Writing Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Providing Effective Feedback on Writing Samples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54536].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54536].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is a Writing Conference? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Connections Between Reading & Writing for Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Strategies for Teaching Research Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137686].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137686].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Evaluating Print & Electronic Sources for Research Projects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51474].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51474].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Advance Organizers in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1899].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1899].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - KWL Chart: Example Graphic Organizer and Classroom Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Technology Used in Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Teaching Digital Literacy in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31652].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31652].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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