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PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts What’s in the Study Guide

Taking the PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, our PRAXIS Middle School English Language Arts study guide covers a lot of ground.

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Pages of Study Material

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Taking the PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground.

Learn about the test What’s on the PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts exam?

The PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts test measures whether prospective middle school English language arts teachers have the knowledge, skills, and abilities believed necessary for competent professional practice. It measures examinees’ skills and knowledge of concepts relevant to four content categories: reading, including the study of literature (e.g., stories, drama, and poetry) and informational texts (e.g., essays, biographies, and speeches); use of the English language, including conventions of standard English and vocabulary development; writing, speaking, and listening; and English language arts instruction. Most of the 110 selected-response questions, which will address all four of the content categories, are traditional four-option selected-response questions with one correct answer. However, some innovative question types are also used.

Taking the PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts exam can be a daunting task.  Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground.  This breadth can make it hard to know how to prepare.  Luckily, if you understand how the test is organized and what it is testing, you will have no problem prepping for this test with our Middle School Language Arts PRAXIS study guide.  In order to cover everything needed to teach middle school English language arts, the exam is broken into 4 categories.

QuestionsTime limit
Middle School: English Language Arts110: 2 CRQ160’
You will have 130 minutes to complete the 110 SR questions and 30 minutes for the 2 CR questions.

PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts What to Expect

The PRAXIS Middle School: English Language Arts exam in its entirety consists of 110 selected-response questions and 2 constructed-response questions.  The test is administered via computer. Because of this, there can be a variety in the style of questions that are asked.

You should expect to see three main types of questions: single-answer, stimulus-based, and cluster. You should expect most questions to require you simply to click an oval next to the correct answer. They may ask you to zoom in on details in a graphic or picture, click boxes next to all that apply, click on checkboxes, click on parts of a graphic or sentence, use a drag and drop feature, or select your answer from a drop-down menu.