Praxis & Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Tests - 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.
Study Materials: Reading Study Center Handouts for Praxis II
Praxis Preparation Workshops at the Reading Study Center
Foundations of Reading Test for Wisconsin (FORT) Study Materials
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.
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.
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.
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 UW Stevens Point
Scroll down to the bottom of this resource to access recommendations.
COEHS FORT Page
Updated: October 2015 sk