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Ch 5: Writing Structure & Organization in Literature: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Writing Structure and Organization chapter of this SAT Literature Help and Review course is the simplest way to master writing structure and organization. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of writing structure and organization for the SAT.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering material for the SAT subject test in literature will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn literature concepts for the SAT. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding structure and organization in writing
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about writing structure and organization for the SAT
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra literature learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Writing Structure and Organization chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Writing Structure and Organization chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about writing structure and organization. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a writing structure and organization unit of a standard SAT subject test in literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Relationship between structure and meaning in writing
  • Function of transitions in reading selections
  • Methods for identifying organization in a reading selection
  • Cause and effect
  • Methods for comparing and contrasting content in a reading selection
  • Ways to determine sequence of events or steps in a process

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: Writing Structure & Organization in Literature: Help and Review
What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?

1. What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?

In this lesson, we will define the role of structure in literature. From there, we will look at the different ways to structure fiction and how it affects the meaning.

Position Statement: Definition & Examples

2. Position Statement: Definition & Examples

Pick a side. In school and life, we are often asked whether we are for or against an issue or topic. In this lesson, we will learn how to carefully craft a solid position statement.

Synthesis: Definition & Meaning

3. Synthesis: Definition & Meaning

In this lesson, we look at the word ''synthesis''. We consider what it means and how it is used in writing and literature. We also look at a few examples of synthesis in both cases.

The Hobbit Vocabulary Words

4. The Hobbit Vocabulary Words

The Hobbit is the infamous story of Bilbo Baggins and his journey to help get the lands back for the Dwarves. He is the group's resident thief but also becomes their conscience as they fight for their home. Written by J.R.R. Tolkien, the vocabulary and writing style showcases Tolkien's education and love of mythology.

The Hunger Games Vocabulary Words

5. The Hunger Games Vocabulary Words

''The Hunger Games'' is a popular novel about a country that, in order to control its citizens, holds a yearly event in which children must fight until there's only one left standing. This lesson reviews some of the vocabulary in the novel.

The Kite Runner Vocabulary

6. The Kite Runner Vocabulary

This lesson will cover some of the vocabulary in the Afghan language of Dari that is seen throughout 'The Kite Runner'. Familiarize yourself with certain words for a better understanding of the text.

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