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Course SummaryIf you need help studying for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) 806 exam, this course can help. These lessons and quizzes included are mobile friendly, written by professional instructors and accessible 24 hours a day.
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Do your very best on test day by preparing for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) exam with this helpful test prep course. Here you'll find lessons and self-assessment quizzes and tests to assist you as you study. These resources cover the subjects you'll be faced with when you take the exam, including word analysis, writing conventions and visual media. We've made it easy and convenient for you to study when you need to by making this course accessible on any smartphone, tablet or computer 24 hours a day.
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This course provides user-friendly resources to assist you as you study for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) exam. Because the course is self-paced, you can move as quickly or as slowly as you'd like, going back to review the lessons as many times as you need. We've designed this course to help you achieve the following objectives:
- Detail language development and instruction
- Identify effective speaking and listening
- Discuss early literacy development
- Explain word analysis and reading fluency
- Detail effective reading comprehension assessment
- Outline reading applications
- Define writing conventions and composition
- Explain visual media
- Detail helpful inquiry and study skills
In this study guide course, you'll have access to 71 lessons in 12 chapters to help you prepare yourself to take the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) exam. Each lesson is accompanied by a self-assessment quiz to gauge your knowledge, and a more comprehensive multiple-choice test is offered at the end of each chapter. If you need assistance as you move along, reach out to one of our experts through the Dashboard with your questions.
TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) Exam Information
The English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) test is one component of the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam. The computer-administered TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam assesses teacher candidates on whether or not they possess the skills required for entry-level teaching positions in the state of Texas.
- Number of Questions: 74 questions
- Question Type: Multiple-choice questions
- Time Limit: One hour and 55 minutes
- Exam Cost: $65
TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) Exam Breakdown
|TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) Exam Concept||Number of Lessons|
|Early Literacy Development||5|
|Word Identification Skills and Reading Fluency||12|
|Reading Comprehension and Assessment||9|
|Written Language -- Writing Conventions||6|
|Written Language -- Composition||6|
|Viewing and Representing||4|
|Study and Inquiry Skills||5|
TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) Exam Preparation & Registration
Our study guide course is designed to build your confidence as you study for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) exam. The course covers all the topics you could find on the exam, including language development, reading fluency, word analysis and writing conventions. After reviewing this material, take the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to assess your understanding and see where you might need to focus further study.
In order to register for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR), you must create an online account. After creating your account, you'll select the testing location and time of your choice. On test day, candidates must arrive before their scheduled testing time with their admission ticket and a valid form of photo identification in order to be admitted to the testing center.
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