Ch 2: MTLE Elementary Education: Print Awareness

About This Chapter

This chapter on Print Awareness zeroes-in on the related topics you may encounter when taking the MTLE elementary education exam, with video lessons conducted by professional instructors designed to help you succeed.

MTLE Elementary Education: Print Awareness - Chapter Summary

This chapter goes over various key aspects of print awareness and early reading development in children, hitting on all the relevant topics you'll want to be familiar with in this portion of the test. By the end of this chapter, you'll be more prepared to tackle questions concerning:

  • The role of print in emergent literacy
  • Development of print awareness and concepts
  • Children's awareness of the spoken and written language relationship
  • The role of environmental print in early development
  • How students learn directionality of print
  • Letter knowledge, formation and sounds
  • Alphabet lessons for kindergarten and preschool

The timeline feature underneath each video lesson allows you to jump to specific key points of the content, allowing for easy review. And if you prefer to learn the material by reading, each lesson also includes a transcript of the content littered with important terms highlighted in bold. After you're through with each lesson, you'll be able to check your understanding with practice quizzes that you can take and re-take as many times as you want.

MTLE Elementary Education: Print Awareness Chapter Objectives

The MTLE elementary education exam includes three subtests comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions each. You'll be allowed up to an hour to finish each subtest, all three of which must be passed in order to attain a Minnesota teacher's license in the field.

This chapter is relevant to the first subtest, which contains two sections, one centered on reading and the other on communication arts. You can use this chapter to help you prepare for the reading section, which includes portions of questions concerned with oral language foundations of literacy development (including phonological and phonemic awareness) as well as the development of concepts of print, letter recognition, letter formation, and letter-sound correspondence. As a whole, the reading section is made up of seven different parts, and counts for 78% of your score on the first subtest.

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