TExES English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8 (113) Secrets Study Guide: TExES Test Review for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards by TExES Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

TExES English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8 (113) Secrets Study Guide: TExES Test Review for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards

Book Title: TExES English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8 (113) Secrets Study Guide: TExES Test Review for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 1610729137

Author: TExES Exam Secrets Test Prep Team


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The TExES (113) English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8 Exam is extremely challenging and thorough test preparation is essential for success. TExES Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the TExES Exam.

Not only does it provide a comprehensive guide to the TExES Exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanations of each answer.

TExES (113) English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8 Exam Secrets Study Guide includes:
  • A detailed overview of the TExES english language arts and reading/social studies 4-8 exam
  • An analysis of reading and understanding text
  • A guide to helpful tips for reading and text
  • An in-depth look at helpful tips for reading and understanding text
  • An examination of language and linguistics
  • Comprehensive practice questions with detailed answer explanations
It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam.

The Reading and Understanding Text section covers:
  • Identifying and interpreting figurative language and other literary elements
  • Identifying patterns, structures, and characteristics of literary forms and genres
  • Situating and interpreting texts within their historical and cultural context
  • Identifying major works and authors of american, british, and world literature from various cultures, genres, and periods
The Helpful Tips for Reading and Understanding Text section covers:
  • Skimming
  • Paragraph focus
  • Eliminate choices
  • Contextual clues
  • Fact/opinion
  • Opposites
  • New information
  • Key words
The Language and Linguistics section covers:
  • Understanding the principles of language acquisition and development, including social, cultural, and historical influences and the role of nature and dialects
  • Understanding elements of the history and development of the english language and american english
  • Understanding and applying the elements of traditional grammar
  • Understanding the elements of semantics and how these elements affect meaning
The Composition and Rhetoric section covers:
  • Understanding and applying elements of teaching and writing
  • Understanding and evaluating rhetorical features in writing
The Social Studies section covers:
  • Geography
  • World history
  • United states history
  • Government and civics
  • Behavioral sciences (anthropology, sociology, and psychology
  • Economics
These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the TExES Exam. Concepts and principles aren't simply named or described in passing, but are explained in detail. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language.
Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that's another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided scores of test questions that will prepare you for what to expect on the actual TExES English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8 Exam. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear.