VCLA - Reading (091): Practice & Study Guide

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    Reading and Writing for Personal Growth

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Studying for and passing the reading subtest of the VCLA is simple using the fun lessons, mini quizzes and practice tests in this complete study guide. These study tools can help you quickly boost your knowledge and build your confidence before the day of the exam.
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6 chapters in VCLA - Reading (091): Practice & Study Guide

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Ch 1. Reading Skills & Strategies {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[382773].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Reading and Writing for Personal Growth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18889].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18889].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 - Navigating a Reading Passage with Transitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Topic vs. Argument in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Meaning of Words in Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[382775].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Understanding Words By Their Relationships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22073].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22073].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - 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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Lesson 3 - What Are Synonyms & Antonyms? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Using Affixes and Roots to Find the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Interpreting Literature & Reading Passages {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[382777].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - 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 2 - 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 3 - 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 4 - How to Restate an Idea and Summarize Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - 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 6 - 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 7 - How to Determine the Cause and Effect of an Event in a Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - 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 9 - How to Interpret the Word Choice of a Writer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - How to Determine the Writer's Tone and Point-of-View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28820].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28820].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - 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 13 - Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Critical Thinking, Argument & Reasoning Skills {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[382779].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Critical Thinking? - Definition, Skills & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Qualities of a Critical Thinker Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Critical Thinking Process: Point-of-View, Assumptions, Evidence & Conclusions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What is Logic? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3704].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3704].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Argument Structure: From Premise to Conclusion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Role of Argument in Critical Thinking Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Fact vs. Persuasion vs. Informed Opinion in Nonfiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Philosophical Fallacies & Argumentation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - How to Evaluate Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31235].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31235].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 13 - Recognizing Biases, Assumptions & Stereotypes in Written Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Interpreting Information in Graphic Form {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[382783].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31238].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31238].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Interpreting Charts, Graphs & Tables Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Bar Graph: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What is a Pie Chart? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9156].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9156].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2386].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2386].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What is a Line Graph? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28080].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28080].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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