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NYSTCE Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST): Practice & Study Guide

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As of March 14, 2017, the NYSTCE Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST) is no longer required for teacher certification. To learn more about literacy skills, please visit our English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature course: https://study.com/academy/course/analyzing-and-interpreting-literature.html
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5 chapters in NYSTCE Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST): Practice & Study Guide

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Ch 1. Gathering Information From Text {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[181773].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Informational Text? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Narrative Writing? - Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Explicit Reading: Definition & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Drawing Inferences from Informational Texts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63640].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63640].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Find the Theme or Central Idea Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Summarizing Information to Demonstrate Understanding Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Analyzing Theme Development in a Text: Characters, Setting & Plot Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22670].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22670].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Recognize Attitude Expressed by the Author Towards a Subject Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44416].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44416].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Rhetorical Techniques in Persuasive Texts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Analyzing Structure in an Informational Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47929].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47929].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Connotation? - Definition & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Figurative Language: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56371].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56371].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Identifying the Structure of a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Analyzing Parts of a Text to Understand the Whole Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Guidelines for Evaluating Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Evaluate Reasoning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31235].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31235].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Author Credibility: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5973].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5973].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Evaluating Sources for Reliability, Credibility, and Worth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18852].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18852].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Objective Writing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22442].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22442].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Evaluating an Author's Point of View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Analyze Two Texts Related by Theme or Topic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Finding Meaning in Visual Media: Strategies & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How Supplemental Features Add to an Informational Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Parts of An Argument: Claims, Counterclaims, Reasons, and Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Essay Introduction: Write a Thesis and Capture Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Importance of Using Precise Language in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15901].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15901].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Support Your Claims in Writing With Reasoning and Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Establish and Maintain a Formal Writing Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Paraphrasing Without Plagiarism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Transition Statements: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Syntax in Writing: Using Sentence Structure to Emphasize Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Concluding Statements: Supporting Your Argument Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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