Ch 22: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Skills for Improving Reading

About This Chapter

Develop strategies to improve your students' reading skills by reviewing the information presented in this AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 study guide chapter. Detailed video lessons provide instructional strategies for reading improvement and brief lesson quizzes help you think about ways to apply this information.

AEPA Reading Endorsement 61-12: Skills for Improving Reading - Chapter Summary

Since reading is incorporated into almost every facet of learning, having the tools to help your students improve their reading abilities is crucial for an educator. Prepare for the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 exam by studying the information reviewed in the video lessons and quizzes outlined in this chapter. Examine topics such as:

  • Teaching strategies for note-taking and outlining
  • Methods of paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting research
  • Explanation of metacognitive strategies
  • Developing independent learning strategies

Teaching your students the fundamental skills of reading and how to improve their comprehension can greatly aid in their future educational success. Thus, it is important that you are knowledgeable about the various strategies that improve reading skills so you are equipped with the tools to encourage them in this journey. Utilize these video lessons and practice your skills with the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to be exam and classroom-ready.

AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Skills for Improving Reading Chapter Objectives

The Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) Reading Endorsement 6-12 exam is geared towards educators seeking their certification to teach this content area in grades 6-12. This exam measures an examinee's understanding of reading objectives and ability to meet state teaching standards. It is a computer-based exam with 100 selected-response questions and one additional written performance assessment. There are five subareas tested in the exam, one of which is Essential Elements of 6-12 Literacy Instruction and Intervention, which is where the subject presented in this chapter falls. This subarea accounts for 40% of the exam questions.

Upon thoroughly reviewing the information explored in this study guide chapter, you will have the tools needed to successfully understand and pass this portion of the exam. These video lessons, quizzes and chapter exam will help you become familiar with the types of questions you'll encounter on the exam. If further understanding is needed for any of the topics presented, instructors are available to provide assistance.

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