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Passing the Praxis II PLT. Principles of Learning and Teaching. Format. 24 Multiple Choice questions 12 “Constructed Response” questions 2 hour time limit. Resources. http://literacymethods.wikispaces.com/Passing+the+Praxis+PLT Review information (flash cards) Resources (Pearson)

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Passing the praxis ii plt

Passing the Praxis II PLT

Principles of Learning and Teaching


Format

Format

  • 24 Multiple Choice questions

  • 12 “Constructed Response” questions

  • 2 hour time limit


Resources

Resources

  • http://literacymethods.wikispaces.com/Passing+the+Praxis+PLT

  • Review information (flash cards)

  • Resources (Pearson)

  • Information about the exam


Your reader

Your reader


Characteristics of readers

Characteristics of Readers

  • Lots of papers to read

  • Possibly tired

  • Possibly bored

  • Possibly on a tight deadline

  • May not be motivated to look for ways they can give points


Help your reader give you points

Help your reader give you points


Make the parts of your answers clear

Make the parts of your answers clear

  • Two “WHATs”

  • Two “WHYs”

    “Provide two suggestions and for each one explain the benefits”

    Suggestion 1: WHAT because WHY

    Suggestion 2: WHAT because WHY


Even quality across all answers

Even quality across all answers

  • Don’t make your first answer lengthy and then run out of time so your last answers are very short.

  • Answer in such a way that you can maintain the same quality across all answers.


No extra words

No extra words

  • Don’t write transitions or introductions

  • Focus the bulk of your writing on making a good description of your suggestion and a good description of the benefits of your suggestion.


Read questions first

Read questions first

  • Reading the questions first will allow you to focus on the aspects of the case history that most apply .


Activate brain

Activate brain

  • Use the structure of the test to your advantage:

  • Quick pass through multiple choice

  • First case history—answer both questions

  • Second quick pass through multiple choice—you will probably get more answers here.

  • Keep alternating until your test is done


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