Ch 8: Praxis Early Childhood Education: Punctuation

About This Chapter

Get ready for possible questions on the Praxis Early Childhood Education test regarding punctuation. You can test yourself using several methods of preparation. Read ahead to learn more.

Praxis Early Childhood Education: Punctuation - Chapter Summary

By using the short video and text lessons you'll develop a better understanding of the rules of punctuation so you can identify correct usage on the Praxis Early Childhood Education exam. The videos and texts in this chapter cover a range of topics related to punctuation:

  • Usage and rules of commas
  • Avoiding confusion in clauses and contrasting sentence parts
  • Comma splices, fragments and run-on sentences
  • Using periods, colons and semicolons
  • Using dashes and parentheses
  • Using ellipses, quotation marks, hyphens and brackets

As you complete each lesson, you'll move into advanced punctuation topics filled with examples for easier comprehension. Reviewing the video transcripts, texts and self-assessment quizzes can cement what you know about proper usage of punctuation.

Objectives of the Praxis Early Childhood Education: Punctuation Chapter

The Praxis Early Childhood Education exam is for prospective early childhood education teachers and tests you in six content areas. The information from the Punctuation chapter is found in the language and literacy content area which accounts for 36% of the test score and contains about 36 questions.

In the writing subarea of the language and literacy section, you'll come across questions on punctuation in conventional written English. A review of the lesson transcripts will enable you to gauge what you recall so you're prepared for any related questions. The entire test is computer based and consists of 120 multiple-choice questions.

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