1,001 Praxis Core Practice Questions For Dummies with Online Practice

1,001 Praxis Core Practice Questions For Dummies with Online Practice

by Carla C. Kirkland, Chan Cleveland

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Overview

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!

  • Increase your chances of scoring higher on the Praxis Core exam
  • Test your skills with practice problems for every question type
  • Access practice problems online, from easy to hard
  • Track your progress, pinpoint your strengths, and work through your weaknesses

Practice your way to Praxis test-taking perfection! Free one-year access to all 1,001 practice questions online.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119263883
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/31/2016
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 528,917
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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

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