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Course SummaryExplore the bite-sized lessons in this short course to prepare for and pass the Ohio State Grade 8 English Language Arts test. Multiple-choice quizzes and practice exams can test your English language arts knowledge and skills before the day of the test.
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About This Course
This entertaining course makes studying for the Ohio State Grade 8 English Language Arts test fun and easy! Our instructors teach engaging online lessons that cover dialogue analysis, structure in literature, writing strategies for informative essays, the integration of common literary concepts and ideas and much more. Practice quizzes and exams can find out how well you understand these lessons. Among the topics covered in this course are:
- Key details and ideas in literature, informational texts and content texts
- Point of view, vocabulary and figurative language in literature
- How to analyze nonfiction literature
- Ways to integrate ideas and knowledge in informational text
- Writing strategies for argumentative and narrative essays
- How to organize and revise essays
- Steps for creating a research project
About the Exam
The Ohio State Grade 8 English Language Arts test is designed to test 8th graders' knowledge of English language arts. The test is administered in two parts that last 1 hour and 45 minutes each. It is divided into three reporting categories: Reading Literary Text (16-20 points), Reading Informational Text (20-24 points) and Writing (20 points). Tests are administered in schools during pre-determined dates in the spring. Score results are available in the Online Reporting System about two months after testing.
Ohio State Grade 8 English Language Arts Test Preparation & Registration
Preparing for the test is simple using the study tools in this course. Explore our lessons to better understand literary motifs, similes in literature, types of irony, essay introductions and much more. If you have questions about any of the topics you study, feel free to submit them to our subject-matter experts. Use our mini quizzes, chapter exams and final course exam in find out how ready you are to succeed on the Ohio State Grade 8 English Language Arts test.
Since schools administer the test, students are not required to register. Contact your district or school administrator to find out when this test is scheduled so that you can set aside enough time to study.
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