Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038) Practice Test

The Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test is an exam used to evaluate your standards-relevant knowledge and understanding of competent educational practices as a prospective English Language Arts teacher at the secondary level. 

Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038) Practice Test

The Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge exam is aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and was designed to assess specific knowledge, skills, and abilities in English Language Arts teaching candidates.

How do I sign up to take the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test?

Initially, you will need to check with the state in which you intend to teach, because each state has different eligibility criteria to sit for the Praxis II.  Registration for the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test can be completed online.

Immediately after you register online, you will receive your test admission ticket. You will bring your admission ticket with you, along with your ID, on exam day.

For an additional $35 fee, you can register by phone; or, you can register by mail by completing a registration voucher and sending it directly to ETS.

Check the ETS website for specific testing locations and available testing windows in your area.

What fees are associated with the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test?

The Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038) test costs $120 at registration. Should you need to change your scheduled testing location, you will incur an additional $40 fee. Your initial score report is free; however, additional score reports will cost you $50 per report.

What does the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test cover?

The Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test is a computer-delivered exam consisting of 130 selected-response questions, each offering four answer choices with a single correct answer. The question types you will see on the test include: selected-response with multiple-selection, audio and/or video stimulus, order/match, selected passages, and table/grid.

You will be allotted 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge exam. In terms of passing scores for the Praxis II, passing scores are determined by individual states and educational institutions. Be sure to visit the ETS state information website, along with your state’s website, for specific passing score requirements. Some states allow automatic score retrieval; so, if you live in a state that allows automatic score reporting, you will receive your score immediately subsequent to the exam.

What fees are associated with the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test?

The Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038) test costs $120 at registration. Should you need to change your scheduled testing location, you will incur an additional $40 fee. Your initial score report is free; however, additional score reports will cost you $50 per report.

What does the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test cover?

The Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge test is a computer-delivered exam consisting of 130 selected-response questions, each offering four answer choices with a single correct answer. The question types you will see on the test include: selected-response with multiple-selection, audio and/or video stimulus, order/match, selected passages, and table/grid.

You will be allotted 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge exam. In terms of passing scores for the Praxis II, passing scores are determined by individual states and educational institutions. Be sure to visit the ETS state information website, along with your state’s website, for specific passing score requirements. Some states allow automatic score retrieval; so, if you live in a state that allows automatic score reporting, you will receive your score immediately subsequent to the exam.


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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: June 5, 2019