Ready for RICA: A Test Preparation Guide for California's Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (4th Edition)

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Test-taking strategies and content area reviews for successfully passing California’s Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA).

Thousands of students have used previous editions of James J. Zarrillo’s Ready for RICA to successfully prepare for the RICA. Now the new edition continues to provide test-taking strategies and helpful reviews of all 15 content areas and includes five significant new components: 1) Learning Outcomes in each chapter help readers focus on what they should accomplish by studying that chapter; 2) Chapter Summaries offer Test Taking Tips that re-state essential information and highlight key instructional strategies; 3) a new chapter, Ten Days to RICA, guides readers in what they should study during the last 10 days before they take the test; 4) 13 videos of the author offer insight on the most important information and instructional strategies; and 5) a new Glossary includes a dictionary of 210 reading-related words and phrases. This is the essential guide for all California Multiple Teaching Credential candidates required to take the RICA. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos.

 

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Test-taking strategies and content area reviews for successfully passing California’s Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA).

Thousands of students have used previous editions of James J. Zarrillo’s Ready for RICA to successfully prepare for the RICA. Now the new edition continues to provide test-taking strategies and helpful reviews of all 15 content areas and includes five significant new components: 1) Learning Outcomes in each chapter help readers focus on what they should accomplish by studying that chapter; 2) Chapter Summaries offer Test Taking Tips that re-state essential information and highlight key instructional strategies; 3) a new chapter, Ten Days to RICA, guides readers in what they should study during the last 10 days before they take the test; 4) 13 videos of the author offer insight on the most important information and instructional strategies; and 5) a new Glossary includes a dictionary of 210 reading-related words and phrases. This is the essential guide for all California Multiple Teaching Credential candidates required to take the RICA.

 

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Dr. James Zarrillo is Professor Emeritus in the College of Education and Allied Studies (CEAS) at California State University, East Bay. Earlier, Dr. Zarrillo was the Associate Dean of CEAS and Chair of the Department of Teacher Education.  Previously, he was a member of the faculty at California State University, Long Beach and an elementary school teacher in Burbank, California. In addition to Ready for RICA, Dr. Zarrillo is author of Teaching Elementary Social Studies: Principles and Applications (Fourth Edition, Pearson, 2012); Teaching Reading with Children’s Literature (co-authored with Carole Cox, Macmillan, 1993); and Multicultural Literature, Multicultural Teaching (Harcourt Brace, 1994).

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