TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. A middle school English teacher assigned students their first writing assignment of the school year. After the students submit their final drafts, which of the following is the most appropriate first step the teacher should take when assessing the students' writing?

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences reflects the appropriate semicolon placement?

Question 3 3. A teacher is preparing to teach the Declaration of Independence as literature. The students are first asked to fill out an anticipation guide with ten 'true or false' statements about the history of the Declaration and the American Revolution. The most appropriate purpose of the guide is:

Use this material to answer question #4

A high school English teacher is planning a unit on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The following is an excerpt from the play:


Two households, both alike in dignity,

In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,

From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,

Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.

From forth the fatal loins of these two foes

A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;

Question 4 4. The teacher can best use the excerpt from Romeo and Juliet to illustrate that many classic playwrights began their plays using the following literary device:

Question 5 5. When giving a seventh-grade class a persuasive essay to read, a teacher wants to ensure that an English-language learner (ELL) in the class who is reading at the intermediate English-language proficiency level is able to comprehend the language. Which of the following supports will best promote the ELL's comprehension while reading?

Question 6 6. A teacher assigns students to write an essay on the importance of education. The most appropriate structure of writing students should employ to complete the assignment is:

Question 7 7. A teacher divides her class into groups to research different aspects of the French Revolution in order for the students to better understand the background of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities. Each group then teaches the class about the information they learned. This activity is an example of:

Question 8 8. Which strategy is most appropriate for helping students with learning disabilities improve their reading fluency?

Question 9 9. A high school English teacher divides students into pairs to edit rough drafts of informative essays they wrote. To best help students achieve greater clarity in their writing, the teacher should have students identify and eliminate areas in each other's essays that exhibit:

Question 10 10. Which of the following activities is most appropriate for a teacher to assign in order to encourage students to brainstorm creative ideas prior to writing a short story?

Question 11 11. Which of the following was the new art of Modernism directly responding to?

Question 12 12. Which pair are synonyms?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the best way to describe what a schema is?

Question 14 14. 'Youthful' and 'childlike' have similar definitions, but they have different emotional impacts. The emotional impact of a word is the word's:

Question 15 15. Standardized assessments should not replace end-of-course exams because _____.

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