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- Available Lessons: 77
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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About This Course
Study with flexibility and at your leisure with this engaging and self-paced test prep course that's modeled after the Praxis Teaching Reading exam. In this course, you'll find a series of educational lessons on subjects that are also found on the exam, including language development and methods for student assessment. Use the Dashboard to monitor your progress and send questions to our experts.
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This entertaining course offers a comprehensive overview of concepts you could see when taking the Praxis Teaching Reading test. To help you study, entertaining lessons offer in-depth analyses of topics that include language development, phonics, methods for teaching reading and phonological awareness. Paired with each lesson is a short quiz designed to assess your comprehension of the concepts it covers. After taking advantage of these resources, you should be able to complete the following objectives:
- Outline language development and language skills
- Discuss print awareness, one-to-one correspondence and emergent literacy
- Utilize phonological development and phonological awareness skills
- Explain syllables, phonics assessments and other phonics concepts
- Describe reading comprehension instruction and techniques
- Understand teaching language fluency and vocabulary
- Express knowledge of differentiated instruction and other methods for teaching reading
- Define formative assessments, reading intervention and other student assessments
We've compiled the information found in this study guide course into 69 lessons and 10 chapters for your review. Our lessons are accompanied by quizzes, and there are tests at the end of the chapters for quick self-assessment.
Praxis Teaching Reading Test Exam Information
The Praxis Teaching Reading test is used to help entry-level reading teachers secure licensure and current teachers add a reading endorsement to an existing license. The computer-based subject test covers five essential components of effective reading instruction: phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension and phonemic awareness.
- Number of Questions: 93
- Question Type: 90 selected-response and three constructed-response questions
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Exam Cost: $146
Praxis Teaching Reading Test Exam Breakdown
|Praxis Teaching Reading TestExam Concept||Percent of the Praxis Teaching Reading Test Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Emergent Literacy||12%||15 questions||10|
|Phonological Awareness||12%||14 questions||5|
|Alphabetical Principle/Phonics & Word Analysis||12%||14 questions||8|
|Comprehension & Fluency||25%||20 questions||16|
|Instructional Processes||25%||3 questions||18|
Praxis Teaching Reading Test Preparation & Registration
Feel confident in your ability to succeed on the Praxis Teaching Reading test by taking advantage of the study resources in this course. Review the short lessons to gain full comprehension of linguistics concepts, scaffolding reading instruction, prosody, the use of technology in the classroom and much more. Find out how much you understand about these concepts by taking short lesson quizzes, practice chapter exams and a comprehensive course exam. All resources in this course are available 24/7 via any computer or mobile device.
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