Ch 6: MTEL Reading Specialist: Print Awareness

About This Chapter

Review information on the development of print awareness, including directionality and environmental factors that can influence a student's understanding of these concepts. Our lessons, quizzes and other study tools can aid you in getting ready for the MTEL Reading Specialist exam.

MTEL Reading Specialist: Print Awareness - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons offer a chance to refresh your knowledge of why print awareness is important to literacy and how to help students in its development. You can prepare for MTEL Reading Specialist exam questions on topics including:

  • How students develop awareness of concepts about print
  • Ways that print and images contribute to literacy
  • Environmental influences that impact development of print awareness
  • Why directionality is important to reading
  • The importance of letter, word and punctuation differentiation

These lessons are about five minutes long on average, and you can review them on a computer, smartphone or tablet, from anywhere you have an Internet connection. Evaluate your learning with the short lesson quizzes and chapter exam. If you have questions, contact the instructors through the messaging feature on the Dashboard.

MTEL Reading Specialist: Print Awareness Chapter Objectives

Massachusetts requires passing the MTEL Reading Specialist exam as one of the conditions for certification to teach the subject. The test includes 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response, or short essay, assignments. The quizzes and exams in our study guide offer practice answering multiple-choice questions like you'll see on the MTEL exam and also let you see where you need extra study prior to the test.

The exam's multiple-choice questions are divided by content into four subareas. Questions on print awareness are in Subarea I, Reading Processes and Development.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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