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Ch 43: NES ELA: Expository Writing Strategies

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Simplify the process of preparing for the NES English Language Arts assessment by refreshing your knowledge of expository writing strategies. You can watch short videos and take self-assessment quizzes to rediscover this subject area.

NES ELA: Expository Writing Strategies - Chapter Summary

This comprehensive overview of expository writing strategies is designed to ensure you're prepared to answer related questions on the NES English Language Arts assessment. After watching the videos, you will be ready for the following:

  • Defining expository writing
  • Providing the meaning of and identifying types of expository text
  • Listing the types and characteristics of expository essays
  • Explaining the meaning of supporting details
  • Discussing how to support writing with examples and evidence

Tailor the lessons to suit your studying needs. You can view them in any order and as often as you'd like while utilizing timelines located below the videos to visit key topics within the lessons.

NES ELA: Expository Writing Strategies Objectives

The topics covered in this expository writing strategies chapter are found in the modes of writing content domain of the NES English Language Arts assessment. This domain constitutes about 23% of the total test. In addition to watching the lessons, you can take self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to test your knowledge of the lessons.

Taking and earning a national minimum passing score of 220 on the assessment (236 in Oregon) can get you the certification needed to teach ELA to secondary-level students in your state. The computer-based test consists of 150 multiple-choice questions and lasts three hours.

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