Ch 1: NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Foundations of Reading Development

About This Chapter

In this chapter, prepare for questions on the NMTA Middle Grades English Language Arts exam about phonological development in children and other factors that influence reading fluency.

NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Foundations of Reading Development - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to study for items on the NMTA Middle Grades English Language Arts exam about the phonological development in students and the role it plays in the development of reading skills. Start your review of the chapter by watching this series of video lessons, our expert instructors who will review:

  • Stages of phonological development
  • Concepts of print and alphabetic principles
  • Role of phonics in reading development
  • Factors that influence reading fluency and reading skills development

Take advantage of the versatility of these lessons by watching them on your mobile devices when you don't have access to a computer. Also, try reading the lesson transcripts that present the same information but in written overviews of the lessons that help highlight the key vocabulary of the chapter. After these lessons, take the lesson quizzes to find topics you haven't mastered and then return to the lessons to improve your understanding of the material with video tags.

NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Foundations of Reading Development - Chapter Objectives

The NMTA Middle Grades English Language Arts exam will test your understanding of the knowledge needed to teach students reading skills, writing skills, oral communication and visual communication. For this computer-based assessment you will be asked 150 multiple-choice questions in a three-hour testing session. Of these questions, 21% will belong to the domain of Reading Process and Comprehension and Reading in Multiple Subject Areas. Use this chapter to prepare for questions about the role of fluency and phonics in reading development in this domain.

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