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Course SummaryWatch the entertaining lessons in this video course to study for the FSA Grades 9-10 English Language Arts test. You can also take short quizzes and longer chapter exams to boost your ELA knowledge and enhance your preparations for the exam.
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About This Course
This video course is designed to give students in Florida the insights needed to succeed on the FSA Grades 9-10 English Language Arts test. Lessons offer in-depth analyses of all ELA topics you can expect to see on the exam. You have the option of watching the lessons as short videos, or you can access them as full transcripts that feature vocabulary words you can use to deepen your understanding. Self-assessment quizzes, chapter exams and a final course exam are all available to gauge your ELA comprehension before you sit for the test. After taking advantage of the resources in this chapter, you will understand the following:
- Grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, and effective and clear writing
- Research skills, how to cite sources in writing, and how to revise and proofread written work
- Literary analysis, devices and genres, and craft and structure in literature
- The key ideas, craft and structure, analysis, and ways to understand literature and informational texts
- Sample texts and literary genres
- Argumentative, informative and narrative writing
- Collaborative communication and public speaking skills
About the Exam
In Florida, students in grades K-12 take the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) to help administrators, teachers, parents and students measure educational progress and gains. The FSA Grades 9-10 English Language Arts test measures students for writing, language standards, reading comprehension, and speaking and listening standards. The test consists of 60-64 items that take the form of multiple-choice questions, typed or written responses and text-enhanced items (TEIs). Results are measured as T-scores, percentile ranks, content area scores and achievement levels. The test is typically taken on a computer, but is also available on paper. It is administered from late February to early May with retakes available throughout the year.
Preparing & Registering for the FSA Grades 9-10 English Language Arts Exam
This course makes it easy for you to brush up on your English language arts knowledge as you study for the test. Instructors have created fun videos with visual and audio effects that keep you engaged with each lesson. You can watch the lessons in any sequence you choose, and revisit them as many times as needed until you've absorbed the information in the chapters. This courses makes sure you're ready to answer questions about grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, research and other aspects of writing. Let instructors help you get reacquainted with the analysis, devices, structure, genres and responses to literature. Fully grasp informational texts and various styles of writing, including argumentative, informative and narrative. And ensure you comprehend collaborative communication and public speaking. If you have questions about topics in the chapters, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts. Also, be sure to test your knowledge by taking the quizzes and exams in this course before the day of the exam.
Student registration or sign-up for FSA Grades 9-10 English Language Arts tests and retakes are handled in schools. It's good to note that prior to taking the exam, students are required to participate in a training test session at school. Computer-based training tests that can be accessed from home allow students to get familiar with the testing system, how it functions and items they will see on the exam.
Florida Standards Assessments are presented by the Florida Department of Education, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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