Ch 1: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Foundations of Reading

About This Chapter

Let us help you review foundational topics of reading such as fluency and speech sounds as you prepare for the AEPA Middle Grades ELA exam. The material is presented in short video lessons and self-assessment quizzes.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Foundations of Reading - Chapter Summary

You can use these video lessons to refresh what you might know about basic aspects of reading. You will have the opportunity to brush up on the meaning of important terms along with illustrative examples. The lessons address such topics as sight words, sounds, and techniques for learning to read. In this chapter, you can expect to cover:

  • Units of sound in speech and their importance
  • The alphabetic principle
  • Importance of spelling development in reading
  • Promoting reading fluency

To further help you prepare for the AEPA Middle Grades ELA exam, take the quizzes found at the end of each lesson. These quizzes are presented in multiple choice form such as that found on the actual exam.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Foundations of Reading Chapter Objectives

Reviewing these topics could help you increase your mastery of reading instruction methods and practices that English language educators must possess. These lessons and quizzes will help you prepare to answer questions in the first content domain of the AEPA Middle Grades ELA exam. This domain focuses on reading development, reading comprehension, vocabulary, and reading in multiple subject areas. This portion of the exam accounts for 21% of your entire test score. This computer-based AEPA exam is used to measure a teacher's proficiency within a specific content area.

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