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HiSET Language Arts - Reading: Prep and Practice

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Let us help you get ready to take the reading portion of the HiSET Language Arts - Reading subtest with the fun video and text lessons in this practice course. Review the lessons and then measure your knowledge with our self-assessment quizzes ahead of test day so you can get the best score possible.
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8 chapters in HiSET Language Arts - Reading: Prep and Practice

Ch 1. HiSET: Reading Comprehension {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[37291].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Restate an Idea and Summarize Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Drawing Inferences in Fiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29257].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29257].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Analyze Characters in Literature: Explanation and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Allegory in Literature: History, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Recognize and Use Oxymorons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Interpreting Figures of Speech in Context Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22072].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22072].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Find the Theme or Central Idea Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Literary Motifs? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Analyzing Theme Development in a Text: Characters, Setting & Plot Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22670].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22670].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Evaluate Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4588].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4588].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Structure in Literature: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Types of Irony: Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - How to Structure an Argument in Your Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Audience Opposition: Anticipating and Refuting Opposing Views in Your Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - What are Logical Fallacies? - Define, Identify and Avoid Them Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Rhetorical Device: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21337].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21337].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2286].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2286].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Poem Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Scarlet Letter: Summary and Analysis of an Allegory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2298].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2298].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Emily Dickinson: Poems and Poetry Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Themes and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Great Gatsby: Summary, Themes, Symbols, and Character Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Of Mice and Men: Summary and Analysis of Steinbeck's Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Pride and Prejudice: Plot and Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1182].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1182].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Canterbury Tales General Prologue: Style, Structure, and Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Milton's Paradise Lost: Summary, Theme, and Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Robinson Crusoe: Summary and Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Wuthering Heights: Plot Overview and Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Dickens' Great Expectations: Plot, Characters, and Social Class Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1286].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1286].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Waste Land: Structure and Style Explained Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[664].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[664].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Conrad's Heart of Darkness: Plot, Characters, and Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by Wordsworth: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8959].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8959].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Lake Isle of Innisfree by Yeats: Summary, Analysis & Theme Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9024].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9024].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting an Editorial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting an Article Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Speech Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Journal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Diary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28758].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28758].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Letter Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Reference Book Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Review Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Biography/Autobiography Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Business Documents: Policies, Procedure Manuals & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28697].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28697].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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