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NES (006) Study Guide

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How to Pass the NES (006) Essential Academic Skills: Writing exam?

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Our study guide is uniquely arranged based on your diagnostic assessment that you take at the beginning of every study guide. We take the data of your strengths and weaknesses, along with the weighting of each area on the exam, to create a custom study plan and experience, just for you.

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Our curriculum is written by teachers who have been in your shoes and passed these exams. It is then personalized based on the results from your diagnostic, so your studying what’s most important first. Our curriculum contains test-aligned instructional content, flashcards, and videos that are fun and engaging (finally)! No more old outdated video content like other test prep providers.

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Your check for understanding is tested with quizzes for every concept. And since our study guides are “smart”, as we find areas of improvement, we’ll continue testing you on the concepts you need to focus on the most.

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The study guide includes three full-length practice tests. These tests are designed to mimic the real exam, meaning they have the same numbers of questions and time limit as the real exam. Scoring above a 90% unlocks your money-back guarantee.

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Study Guide Format

The NES (006) study guide includes instructional videos, quizzes, flashcards, and 200+ practice questions. The study guide covers 3 concepts + CRQs!

What Concepts are Covered in the NES 006 Study Guide?

The Praxis NES (006) Essential Academic Skills: Writing study guide consists of the following concepts:

Concept Number of Lessons Practice Questions
Process and Purpose 7 73
Syntax and Clarity 5 39
Conventions 4 46
CRQs 3 3 Prompts

Each concept includes instructional content and videos to ensure you understand that topic. They also come with practice questions so you can test yourself on the information you just learned.

How to Use the Study Guide

You can start studying by taking our diagnostic test to learn your strengths and weaknesses. Then you can start working through the concepts. The instructional content, which includes videos and written content,  gives you all the necessary information to understand that topic. Each concept has its own set of flashcards and quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of that specific concept quickly. Once you have worked through all the concepts, you can move on to the full-length practice tests. These practice tests mimic the test day environment, meaning they will have the same amount of questions and time limit as the real test. You will have three attempts at taking the practice test.

Is the Study Guide Test-Aligned?

Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the NES (006) Essential Academic Skills: Writing exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company. We then work with content and teaching experts to distill down what test-takers need to know. No matter where you are in the study guide, you can always see how the concept you are learning is aligned to the test standards.

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NES Essential Academic Skills: Writing Quick Facts

Test Breakdown

36 multiple-choice questions and 1 written assignment with a 1 hour and 45 minute time limit.

Cost

$50 for one Essential Academic Skills subtest
$75 for any two Essential Academic Skills subtests
$100 for any three Essential Academic Skills subtests

What to Bring

To take the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest II: Writing (006) exam, you must present an originalgovernment-issuedvalid (non-expired) identification that has your photograph, full name, and signature. Make sure to bring the ID with you on the day of the test to the testing center. For most test-takers, a valid driver’s license or United States Passport is a valid ID.

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Scoring

220 is the national passing score. Be sure to check your state’s certification page to check for your that state’s passing score.

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NES Essential Academic Skills: Writing FAQs

Do I get a break during the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest II: Writing (006) exam?

Break policies vary depending on the exam you are taking. If your exam includes a scheduled break, instructions will appear on the computer screen at the appropriate time and will indicate how long of a break is allowed.

How do I pass the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest II: Writing test?

To pass the NES (006) Essential Academic Skills Subtest II: Writing exam, you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know. Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.

How long will the NES Essential Academic Skills: Writing exam?

The full test takes 1 hour and 15 minutes, but expect to be at the testing site longer. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment time to get checked in.

When will I receive my score report for the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest II: Writing exam?

A scaled scored is given immediately after the exam, however a score reports will be received within two weeks after the exam.

What should expect on test day for my NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest II: Writing exam?

You can use the the following NES pdf to learn more about what to expect on test day!

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