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- Available Lessons: 120
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThe Wisconsin Foundations of Reading exam is used to assess future teachers' knowledge of basic reading instruction before they become certified teachers in Wisconsin. Use the course's short lessons and practice quizzes to review and master all the concepts you'll need to know for the exam.
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Don't struggle to prepare for the Foundations of Reading Test - NES for Wisconsin exam when you have help from this test prep course. You'll be able to study subjects including phonemic awareness, word analysis and literacy theory on any smartphone, tablet or computer at your convenience. If any questions come up along the way, submit them through the Dashboard for one of our instructors to answer.
This course was last updated in 2019.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This course is a comprehensive review of the material you may see when you take the Wisconsin Foundations of Reading exam. In it, our expert instructors will help you improve your understanding of the processes of learning how to read as well as the different factors and teaching practices that can affect students' development of reading skills. Complete the lessons and assessments of this course to help you achieve the following:
- Discuss phonology, phonemic awareness and phonological development
- Outline the processes of learning how to read with phonics and the concept of the alphabet
- Identify different components of words and how to use them in word analysis
- Define the factors that affect the learning of vocabulary and different vocabulary learning strategies
- Describe different strategies for improving reading skills and understanding literary and expository texts
- Explain methods used to assess the reading development of students
- Understand the types, characteristics and uses for different literacy theories
- Outline strategies, activities, tools and approaches for reading instruction
This self-paced course consists of 98 lessons in 10 chapter that clearly outline the concepts you'll need to know to do well on the test. Be sure you're ready by answering the multiple-choice questions on the self-assessment quizzes and chapter tests.
Foundations of Reading Test - NES for Wisconsin Exam Information
The Wisconsin Foundations of Reading exam is used in Wisconsin to ensure future teachers of all levels possess basic reading skills and understand reading instruction.
- Number of Questions: 102
- Question Type: 100 multiple-choice questions, 2 written assignments
- Time Limit: 4 hours
- Exam Cost: $139
Foundations of Reading Test - NES for Wisconsin Exam Breakdown
|Foundations of Reading Test - NES for Wisconsin Exam Concept||Percent of the Foundations of Reading Test - NES for Wisconsin Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Foundations of Reading Development||35%||35 questions||30|
|Development of Reading Comprehension||27%||27 questions||39|
|Reading Assessment & Instruction||18%||18 questions||29|
|Integration of Knowledge & Understanding||20%||2 questions||98|
Preparing & Registering for the Wisconsin Foundation of Reading
This course has been assembled to help you prepare for the Wisconsin Foundations of Reading exam through its use of short lessons, written lesson overviews, quizzes and chapter exams. Study the lessons to review and reinforce your understanding of the material presented in them, then take the lesson quizzes to determine what topics you don't understand. In the video lessons, use the links provided to review these topics. At the end of each chapter, you can test your overall understanding of the material by completing the practice chapter exams.
When you go to the Wisconsin Foundations for Reading NES website to register for the exam, you will be able to set up a testing appointment at a number of testing locations nationwide. The test is offered year-round. If you need to reschedule or change the location of a testing appointment, you may as long as you do so at least 24 hours before your scheduled time. If you need to retake the exam, you will need to wait at least 30 days after your previous attempt.
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