Preparing for the ELA Praxis

Report
Kim Hunniford, Facilitator
Examine requirements
 http://www.ets.org/praxis/nc
Test taking centers and registration
 http://www.ets.org/praxis/register
What to expect on test day
 Video:
http://www.ets.org/s/praxis/flash/prometric/18204_pr
axis-prometric-video.html
Praxis Website & Study Guide
 Web site for Middle Grades:
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https://www.ets.org/praxis/prepare/materials/0049
Study Guide for Middle Grades:
https://www.ets.org/s/praxis/pdf/5049.pdf
Web site for High School:
https://www.ets.org/praxis/prepare/materials/5038
https://www.ets.org/praxis/prepare/materials/0624
Study Guide for High School:
https://www.ets.org/s/praxis/pdf/5038.pdf
https://www.ets.org/s/praxis/pdf/0624.pdf
Questions types, scoring and
format of exam
 https://www.ets.org/s/praxis/pdf/5038.pdf
Pp 5-11 in study guide
Topics covered
 Pp.12 of study guide
Study plan
 In your workbook, define areas covered on test, then
complete the worksheet pp.21-22
Review smart tips
 Pp.23-24
Sample test questions
 Pp.25-32
Literature
British literature timeline:
http://www2.bc.cc.ca.us/gdumler/Older%20Classes/English%20
5B/british_literature_timeline.htm
 http://wps.ablongman.com/wps/media/objects/395/405065/tim
eline/timeline.html
 http://www.luminarium.org/
American literature timeline:
http://www.thelmaslibrary.com/american/pdf/amer_authors_ti
meline.pdf
 http://msbowman1290.com/Honors_AmLit-Timeline.pdf
 http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americannovel/timeline/
 http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/timefram.html
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7BjZLNaov0#t=44
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIXkVPHwN1E
Literature
Time periods in literature:
 http://www.online-literature.com/periods/timeline.php
 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/teachers/timeline_
literary.html
 http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rickard/Timeline.html
 http://sybilisticism.tripod.com/worldliteraturetimeline.ht
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Overview of major authors and works: http://educationportal.com/academy/topic/praxis-ii-english-major-worksauthors.html
 Video overview:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS9y5Ldw0qc
Reading comprehension
 http://www.cpcc.edu/testing_assessment/placement-
testing/accuplacer-study-guides/cpcc-accuplacerreading-and-english-review-videos
 http://www.enotes.com/topics/how-study-test-
literature
 http://www.winthrop.edu/uploadedFiles/cas/english/
ReadingCritically.pdf
Literary Forms and Genres
 http://sparkcharts.sparknotes.com/lit/literaryterms/se
ction4.php
 http://genresofliterature.com/
 http://www.gradesaver.com/writing-help/anoverview-of-literary-genres/
Literary Devices
 http://literary-devices.com/
 http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/allam/gene
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ral/glossary.htm
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/575/1/
http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Terms/
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/litgloss/
http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/allam/gene
ral/glossary.htm
http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_A.html
Grammar/Sentence skills
 http://www.grammarbook.com/english_rules.asp
 http://www.englishpage.com/grammar/
 https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/5/
Writing
 http://www.ccri.edu/writingcenter/powerpoint.html
MLA style & research
 https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
Research-based reading strategies
 http://www.palmbeachschools.org/qa/documents/Ha
ndout5-MarzanoHighYieldStrategies.pdf
 http://www.isbe.net/common_core/pdf/ela-teach-
strat-read-text-6-12.pdf
 http://wvde.state.wv.us/strategybank/comprehension.
html
Literary theory and criticism
 https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/722/01/
 http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/
 http://www.kristisiegel.com/theory.htm
Review
 http://quizlet.com/subject/praxis-english/
 http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Lit/

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