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Praxis & Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Tests - Study Materials

 

 

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Praxis Study Materials

Study Materials:  Books

You can find test preparation books that will help prepare you for the Praxis exams at these locations:

  • EMC Reference Collection in Polk Library (call numbers LB 1762 through LB 1766)
  • Polk Library Reserve (Circulation) Desk
  • Reading Study Center - Nursing/Ed 201

 

Study Materials: Online Resources

LearningExpress Library: Various free practice tests for the PPST and Praxis II.  Tests will be scored instantly. Hint: Type the word praxis in the search box of the database to access tests.

ETS Praxis Website: Study guides and test preparation materials for all subject areas.

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests Overview

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

Other Free Praxis Online Practice Tests

 

Study Materials: Reading Study Center Handouts for Praxis II

Praxis II Middle School and/or Elementary Content Knowledge Term and Topic Lists

 

Praxis Preparation Workshops at the Reading Study Center

Praxis I: Reading and Writing Test Workshops

Praxis II: Preparation Strategies Presentation

 

Foundations of Reading Test for Wisconsin (FORT) Study Materials

 

Practice Tests

Foundations of Reading Practice Test (2014 version)
This test from Massachusetts is identical to that used in Wisconsin.

Foundations of Reading Practice Test: Practice Test Appendix (2014 version)
Same as above, with explanations of test answers.

 

Foundations of Reading Practice Test
This practice test comes from Pearson, the publisher of the test.

Foundations of Reading Practice Test: Practice Test Appendix
Same as above, with explanations of test answers.


Study Guides

Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Study Guide
Created and compiled for the University of Wisconsin by Jennifer Arenson Yaeger

Foundations of Reading Test Review from the University of Wisconsin
"In this online review course, you will familiarize yourself with the objectives and content of the Foundations of Reading Test (or FORT) through a series of modules, each of which represents a different subarea of the test."  (quote taken from the U Online UW page."  This resource requires setting up an account, which is free.

Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Study Guide by Dr. Michael Ford & Tracey Starck
Useful to assess your understanding of the content knowledge on the FORT; list of terms.

Test Taking Strategies; What's on the Test? Test Design and Framework
From Pearson, the publisher of the test.

Foundations of Reading: Test Objectives
This resource is from Pearson, the publisher of  the test.

Foundations of Reading - Study Documents
Very good resource from UW-Green Bay.

 

Online & Print Books and Articles

Put Literacy First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read
This is a 60 page publication from the National Institute for Literacy.  Chapter headings include Phonemic Awareness Instruction; Phonics Instruction; Fluency Instruction; Vocabulary Instruction & Text Comprehension Instruction.

Book & Article Recommendations from COEHS - UW Oshkosh

More Recommended Books & Articles from COEHS

Book & Article Recommendations from UW Green Bay

Book Recommendations from UW Stevens Point Library

Book & Article Recommendations from UW Stevens Point
Scroll down to the bottom of this resource to access recommendations.

 

COEHS FORT Page

*COEHS FORT
Extensive list of study materials.  Includes information about who's required to take the test and why; test fees; full length practice test; test objectives; and much more.


Updated: April 2015 sk

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