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Course SummaryRefer to our comprehensive study guide to review writing, reading and literary analysis strategies. This course is a great tool you can use to help your students prepare for the North Carolina End-of-Course (NC EOC) Assessment - English II exam.
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About This Course
This extensive course is designed to cover a wide range of English topics, from author's purpose to writing with clarity. Presented in both video and text formats, these lessons discuss reading comprehension strategies, writing structure, revising and editing essays, grammar and word choice. Your students will study definitions and examples to make this material simple and quick to review. Once they have completed this study guide, your students should be able to do the following:
- Find key ideas, cite author's purpose and provide details about characters and settings in a literary piece
- Understand tone, word choice, point-of-view and figurative language in literature
- Discuss Shakespeare and Shakespearean works
- Analyze short stories and interpret poetry
- Provide summaries and analyses of The Great Gatsby, Of Mice and Men and other foundational works of American literature
- Read and analyze informational and historical texts
- Organize ideas and structure an effective essay
- Apply revising and editing methods and cite sources
- Understand grammatical rules and uses of punctuation
- Use reference materials and tools to strengthen vocabulary
About the Exam
The NC EOC Assessment - English II exam is administered to high school students in grades 9 and 10 to ensure that students meet the proficiency level for this material as outlined by the state's Common Core Standards. It is an exam consisting of 68 questions covering four standards: Reading for Literature (20-23 questions) and Reading for Information (22-26 questions), which are multiple-choice format, and Writing and Language (10-12 questions each), which are constructed-response questions. Students will have 150 minutes to complete the entire exam.
NC EOC Assessment - English II Exam Preparation & Registration
Using this extensive study guide can be an effective way to help your students prepare for the NC EOC Assessment - English II exam. Brief lessons provide overviews of literary analysis techniques and methods for structure, author's purpose, setting and characters, short story elements, and various aspects of poetry, including similes, metaphors, imagery, irony and more. Other lessons discuss Shakespearean and specific works of American literature and provide analyses of historical texts as well as reading and interpreting informational texts. In addition, you will find lessons outlining ways to structure sentences and paragraphs, select the right words, properly use punctuation and grammar, and revise your work. Lessons are easily accessed from any device 24/7, making it simple for your students to review this material in class or at home. Use the self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams to ensure that your students are fully knowledgeable about all of the items they will encounter when taking the NC EOC Assessment - English II exam.
There is no registration process needed to take the NC EOC Assessment - English II exam, as this is a test that is automatically administered to students at the end of the school year.
The NC EOC Assessment English II exam is administered by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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