Ready for RICA: A Test Preparation Guide for California's Reading Instruction Competence Assessment

Ready for RICA: A Test Preparation Guide for California's Reading Instruction Competence Assessment, 4th edition

  • James J. Zarrillo

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Ready for RICA will provide all the strategies and content reviews you need to pass California's Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA). The text helps you focus on what's essential, and provides a glossary of key words, as well as a guide on how to study efficiently in the last 10 days before the exam.

Published by Pearson (December 11th 2020) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780134147383

Subject: Literacy

Category: Reading Assessment-Diagnosis-Remediation

Table of contents

1. Planning, Organizing, and Managing Reading Instruction (Competency 1)
2. Reading Assessment (Competency 2)
3. Phonological and Phonemic Awareness (Competency 3)  
4. Concepts About Print, Letter Recognition, and the Alphabetic Principle (Competency 4)  
5. Phonics and Sight Words: Terminology and Concepts (Competency 5) 
6. Phonics and Sight Words: Instruction and Assessment (Competency 6)
7. Syllabic Analysis, Structural Analysis, and Orthographic Knowledge (Competency 7)  
8. Fluency: Role in Reading Development and Factors That Affect the Development of Fluency (Competency 8)  
9. Fluency: Instruction and Assessment (Competency 9) 
10. Vocabulary, Academic Language, and Background Knowledge: Role in Reading Development and Factors That Affect Development (Competency 10)
11. Vocabulary, Academic Language, and Background Knowledge: Instruction and Assessment (Competency 11)
12. Comprehension: Concepts and Factors Affecting Reading Comprehension (Competency 12)
13. Comprehension: Instruction and Assessment -- Before Children Read, While Children Read, and After Children Read (Competency 13)
14. Comprehension: Instruction and Assessment -- Understanding and Analyzing Narrative/Literary Texts (Competency 14)
15. Comprehension: Instruction and Assessment -- Expository/Informational Texts and Study Skills (Competency 15)  
16. Study Guide: Key Points to Remember  
17. The Case Study  
18. Working With the Practice Test on the RICA Website  
19. Ten Days to RICA

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