About This Chapter
Praxis I Core Academic Reading: Point of View - Chapter Summary
Some of the questions you'll encounter on the Praxis I Core Academic Reading exam test your ability to recognize the point of view being used by an author. To get an idea of what's covered on this part of the exam, check out the list of topics covered by this chapter's video lessons:
- Limited, objective, and omniscient narration
- First, second, and third person
- Effect of point of view on the content and style of a text
- Ways an author's purpose shapes content and style of a text
The video lessons can help you determine the best way to prepare for the exam, whether it be to organize a study plan or join a study group. If you're interested in finding out what the exam looks like, there are similar types of questions included in the quizzes at the end of each lesson.
Objectives of the Praxis I Core Academic Reading: Point of View Chapter
The Praxis I Core Academic Reading test is taken by prospective teachers. This may include individuals who are getting ready to enter an education degree program or applying for a teaching license. Some schools and state education boards use applicants' scores on this exam to assess their academic preparedness.
The exam consists of 85 minutes of testing time and is broken up into three sections. There are 56 multiple-choice questions in all, 14-19 of which make up the Craft, Structure, and Language Skills section. The content in the Point of View chapter can help you prepare for questions included on this part of the exam, which may ask you to read a passage between 100 and 200 words in length and assess how perspective or narrative voice is used to relate the author's argument.
1. Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions
Learn how point of view, or the angle from which a story is told, impacts the narrative voice of a work of literature. Explore, through examples, how point of view can be limited, objective, or omniscient.
2. Point of View: First, Second & Third Person
Just who is telling this story? In this lesson, we'll look at point of view, or the perspective from which a work is told. We'll review first person, second person and third person points of view.
3. Determining Facts vs. Opinion in a Text
This lesson will explain how to distinguish between fact and opinion. We'll define the two terms, learn how to determine whether a statement is a fact or an opinion, and practice this skill.
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Other chapters within the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators - Reading (5712, 5713): Study Guide & Practice course
- About the Praxis Reading Core Academic Test
- Praxis I Reading: Comprehension
- Praxis I Reading: Themes and Main Ideas
- Praxis I Reading: Evaluating Arguments and Reasoning
- Praxis I Reading: Word Choice and Language
- Praxis I Reading: Figurative Language and Nuance
- Praxis I Reading: Structure and Organization
- Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading Flashcards