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Ch 11: MTEL Middle School Humanities: Reading Expository Texts

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This chapter on Reading Expository Texts is an easy and effective way to prepare for the MTEL Middle School Humanities test. Lessons designed to help you study for the exam will get you ready and confident for the questions you'll be facing on the test.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Reading Expository Texts - Chapter Summary

This chapter will start by going over a foundational understanding of expository text before continuing into several key aspects of their contents. By the end of the chapter, you'll be better prepared to answer questions dealing with:

  • What constitutes an expository text
  • Fact vs. persuasion vs. informed opinion
  • Supporting details
  • Inference
  • Analyzing graphic information inside a text

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MTEL Middle School Humanities: Reading Expository Texts Chapter Objectives

The MTEL middle school humanities test is designed to measure your knowledge of the subject with 100 multiple-choice questions and 2 open-response questions, divided into six subtests. You'll be allowed up to 4 hours to complete the test, which is taken on a computer. A passing score on the exam is 240. You can use this chapter to prepare for the second subtest, which focuses on reading, rhetoric, and composition. This section of the exam will count towards 15% of your overall score. Study with this chapter to make sure you don't miss a beat when tackling this subtest.

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