Praxis 5203 Prep

Praxis 5203 Prep

Preparation for the Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary Education Test

Third Grade Reading Guarantee

*Note: This material has not been aligned with the updated Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary 5205. 

Ohio teachers of third-grade students who are on a reading improvement and monitoring plan or retained students now require special qualifications under the Third Grade Reading Guarantee. One way to fulfill the requirement is to pass the Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary Education test. Information about the test can be found at See the Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee for more information.

The Ohio State Board of Education has adopted the Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary Education test for Ohio teachers or teacher candidates choosing the testing option within the Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee.

To Meet the Testing OptionYou Need to TakeCDT CodePDT CodeQualifying Score
Third Grade Reading GuaranteeTeaching Reading: Elementary Education5203n/a162

Test Preparation Modules

The State Support Team Region 6 has put together four modules to help teachers prepare for the Praxis test. The links below will assist teachers as they review to prepare for the test.

Assessment and Diagnostic; Writing and Reading

Phonemic Awareness and Oral Language; Phonics and Alphabetic Principle

Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development;Fluency

Reading Comprehension; Comprehension Across Texts

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