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Ch 12: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Study & Inquiry Skills

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This chapter contains interesting text and video lessons to help you brush up on concepts related to study and inquiry skills for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam. Take short quizzes to practice answering questions similar to those on your test.

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Study & Inquiry Skills - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you fully prepare to answer questions related to study and inquiry skills for the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam. Through our short, engaging, and mobile-friendly text and video lessons, you will be able to review the subjects you need to pass your exam. Brief quizzes found at the end of the lessons will help you familiarize yourself with questions close to the ones on your exam. You will study the following items in this chapter:

  • Steps to improve your study skills
  • Ways to summarize
  • Steps for determining the credibility of a source
  • Ways to organize and label your ideas
  • Strategies for evaluating student research

The lessons in this chapter were created by our expert instructors, who explain information in a way that is easy to process. Watch the full lessons, or utilize the tags located below each video to visit certain topics within them. Take the quizzes online, or print them out as worksheets for offline study.

5 Lessons in Chapter 12: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Study & Inquiry Skills
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How to Improve Study Skills

1. How to Improve Study Skills

This lesson will help you better understand how to improve your study skills. It includes certain steps you can take to enhance your study habits, as well as a mnemonic device to help you recall important note-taking skills.

How to Restate an Idea and Summarize

2. How to Restate an Idea and Summarize

Understanding how to restate an idea and summarize the information you have read is an important reading skill. In this lesson, you'll learn how to rephrase the main points of an essay, argument, or reading passage into a clear summary.

Reliable Research: How to Determine If a Source is Credible & Accurate

3. Reliable Research: How to Determine If a Source is Credible & Accurate

Learn how to do research that is credible and accurate by evaluating your sources for how relevant the information is, how verifiable the information is, and how unbiased your source is after listening to this lesson on how to do reliable research!

Organizing and Categorizing Ideas, Concepts and Information

4. Organizing and Categorizing Ideas, Concepts and Information

In this lesson, you will learn clear, simple ways to group your ideas together. First, you'll figure out what the paper is about, and then the rest is easy!

How to Assess Student Research & Study Skills

5. How to Assess Student Research & Study Skills

Today's teachers are tasked with ensuring that students know how to study and conduct research. This lesson will provide you with some ideas about how to assess your students' ability to ask questions, evaluate resources, and take good notes.

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