English as a Second Language (Grades K–12)

Test Framework Worksheet

Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
This worksheet allows users to map the test framework to the curriculum by entering up to five courses in the course name fields, and checking the boxes if the content of the course covers the information described by the test objectives in the rows below.
Subarea Objective Number Objective Description
Subtest 1: Test Code 114
Subarea I. Foundations of ESL Instruction, Communication, and Assessment
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0001 Understand a variety of ESL instructional approaches and methods suitable for meeting the second-language needs of English language learners.
0002 Understand schools as organizations within the larger community context and how to communicate successfully with families of English language learners, colleagues, and community members.
0003 Understand assessment concepts and techniques as they relate to English language learners.
Subarea II. Content and Communication Instruction and Assessment for English Language Learners
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0004 Understand techniques for assessing and developing English language learners' content-area learning to promote students' full inclusion in academic settings.
0005 Understand techniques for assessing and developing English language learners' English communication skills in listening and speaking to promote students' academic success.
0006 Understand techniques for assessing and developing English language learners' English communication skills in reading and writing to promote students' academic success.
Subtest 2: Test Code 115
Subarea I. Linguistics, Language Acquisition, and Cultural Pluralism
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0007 Understand linguistics as applied to second-language education.
0008 Understand fundamentals of first- and second-language acquisition and literacy development as applied to second-language education.
0009 Understand cultural, historical, and sociopolitical influences on the education of English language learners in the United States.
Subarea II. Principles of Second-Language Teaching
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0010 Understand variables that influence second-language learning and teaching.
0011 Understand central concepts and research-based best practices of second-language teaching.
0012 Understand how to plan and manage ESL instruction based on the central concepts and best practices of second-language teaching.

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