1,001 opportunities to hone your Praxis test-taking skills
So, you're an aspiring teacher with your sights set on educating students. Good for you! Teaching is a noble profession, and it's quite a competitive one too. Each year, over 600,000 prospective educators take the Praxis exams-but not all of them will come out of these standardized tests with their certifications in tow. If you're wondering how you can up the ante and ensure you gain the credentials to score that coveted spot at the front of the classroom, the answer is a practice question away!
1,001 Praxis Core Practice Questions For Dummies goes beyond the instruction offered in typical study guides, offering more than a thousand practice opportunities for you to test and assess your understanding of what you can expect to encounter on the actual exam. Complemented with detailed, step-by-step solutions, each practice Praxis Core question gives you a leg up on the competition to earn your hard-earned position as the future's next great educator!
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Carla Kirkland, founder and CEO of the Kirkland Group, an educational consulting firm, has helped educators prepare their students for standardized tests for more than 20 years. Chan Cleveland, executive vice president of the Kirkland Group, is an English educator who has developed language arts resources for multiple school districts.
INTRODUCTION 1 What You'll Find 1 How This Book Is Organized 1 Beyond the Book 3 What you'll find online 3 How to register 3 Where to Go for Additional Help 4 PART 1: THE QUESTIONS 5 CHAPTER 1: Math 7 The Problems You'll Work On 7 What to Watch Out For 7 Number and Quantity 8 Algebra 23 Geometry 37 Statistics 55 CHAPTER 2: Reading Comprehension 73 The Problems You'll Work On 73 What to Watch Out For 73 Set 1 74 Set 2 89 Set 3 104 Set 4 121 Set 5 134 Set 6 148 CHAPTER 3: Grammar and Writing 163 The Problems You'll Work On 163 What to Watch Out For 163 Correcting Sentences 164 Revising in Context 185 CHAPTER 4: Research and Essays 197 The Problems You'll Work On 197 What to Watch Out For 197 Research Skills 198 Argumentative Essays 200 Informative/Explanatory Essays 201 PART 2: THE ANSWERS 209 CHAPTER 5: The Answers 211 Chapter 1 211 Chapter 2 334 Chapter 3 435 Chapter 4 468 INDEX 493