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- Available Lessons: 91
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryUse this convenient test prep guide to quickly and effectively prepare for the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment exam. Engaging video lessons, short quizzes and practice exams in this course can help you gain full comprehension of key concepts and improve your ability to pass the exam.
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About This Course
This entertaining course will help you get reacquainted with essential information covered on the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) exam. Explore short and straightforward lessons to study a variety of English composition and analysis topics, including writing knowledge and proficiency and how to summarize and analyze textual information. You'll have the opportunity to practice answering the types of questions you'll find on the test with our lesson quizzes and chapter exams. These study tools are available 24 hours a day via any computer or mobile device, making it easy to study whenever and wherever you desire.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Study and improve your understanding of all topics you will encounter on the VCLA exam using this course. Reviewing the lessons will ensure you have a quality understanding of effective essay writing and the elements of punctuation and grammar. You'll also be ready to:
- Determine the meaning of words and phrases
- Identify the main idea and supporting details in a written work
- Evaluate and analyze text
- Organize written works
- Use proper grammar
- Edit and revise your writing
In this course are 84 lessons divided into 10 chapters. The lessons are available as fun videos and full transcripts and feature multiple-choice quizzes designed to test your knowledge of important exam topics. Any questions that arise while reviewing this course can be submitted to our subject-matter experts via the Dashboard.
Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment Exam Information
The Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment exam is a test that measures the literacy and communication skills you'll need in order to teach English in Virginia public schools.
- Number of Questions: 40 questions (reading subtest) and 45 questions (writing subtest)
- Question Type: Multiple choice, short answer, written summary and written composition
- Time Limit: 4 hours
- Exam Cost: $40 (single subtest); $80 (reading and writing subtests)
Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment Exam Preparation and Registration
This study guide is a comprehensive resource that'll help refresh your knowledge of writing, reading and grammar concepts. Our expert English instructors present clear and simple definitions, rules and examples, which help you quickly and efficiently study the information. You can easily find the information you need on the course dashboard and use the included lesson transcripts to supplement the studying process. You can also practice answering the types of questions you'll find on the VCLA exam by taking the included self-assessment lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
You can register for the test online through the VCLA's website at any time. Exams are offered multiple times per year and there are no deadlines for registration; however, test takers are encouraged to sign up well in advance for their desired test date.
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