GED Reasoning Through Language Arts

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  • Available Lessons: 47
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Learn about the Reasoning Through Language Arts portion of the GED with this engaging study guide course. These short lessons help you review topics likely to be on the exam, while the lesson quizzes allow you to practice questions similar to those you could find on the test.
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9 chapters in GED Reasoning Through Language Arts

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Ch 3. GED RLA: Comprehension of Informational Texts {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207287].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Restate an Idea and Summarize Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Find Cause and Effect in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31583].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31583].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Compare & Contrast Ideas in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Draw Conclusions from a Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Identify & Analyze Text Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. GED RLA: Analyzing of Informational Texts {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207289].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Analyze the Purpose of a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31234].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31234].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31235].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31235].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Analyze Two Texts with Opposing Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31237].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31237].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31238].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31238].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. GED RLA: Comprehension of Fictional Texts {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207291].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Connecting Characters, Plot & Themes in a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22672].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22672].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Point of View of Characters vs. the Reader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26981].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26981].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Interpreting Figurative Language in Fiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29258].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29258].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions About Literature: Test-Taking Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2706].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2706].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. GED RLA: Grammar, Mechanics & Word Choice {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207293].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Identifying Errors in Agreement for Nouns & Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54168].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54168].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Verb Tense? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Identifying Subject-Verb Agreement Errors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10911].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Capitalization Rules in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Modifier: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. GED RLA: Writing & Structuring Sentences {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207295].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What are Simple Sentences? - Examples & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Identifying Grammatical Errors in Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Subordinate Clause: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences: Tips and Tricks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 8. GED RLA Extended Response: Writing About a Text {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[207297].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Breaking Down the GED Writing Prompt Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Write a Thesis Statement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Collecting Essay Evidence in the GED Writing Segment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Technical Writing Process: Prewriting, Writing & Rewriting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25944].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25944].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - How to Write a Great Essay Quickly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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