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Course SummaryRefer to this extensive course to review writing practices, grammar, literary analysis and more. This course can be used to review the English language arts topics that you'll need to know for the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 exam.
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About This Course
Prepare to ace the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 exam by utilizing our test prep and practice course. In these chapters, you will cover textual analysis, boost your essay writing skills, improve your grammar and punctuation, and get tips on speech delivery. Our instructors are here to answer your questions via our easy-to-use system interface. Other topics that you will have explored by the end of this comprehensive course include:
- Evaluation of written arguments
- Narrative structure
- Literary spectrum and absorbing knowledge from sources
- Informational and literary texts
- Writing accounts in various mediums and comparing literary mediums
- Research methods and organizing ideas
- Different kinds of essays
- Language facility and comprehension of writing
- Literary analysis and media comparisons
- Writing: style and mechanics
- Public speaking skills
- Types of speeches and the development of speech
- The use of visual aids during speeches
- Listening skills
About the Exam
The annual PARCC ELA - Grade 11 exam is used by a number of states to gauge the attainment of the common core state standards in the English language arts by 11th grade students. Questions on the computer-based test are presented in these formats: Evidence Based Selected Response (EBSR) - a type of multiple-choice question; Prose Constructed Response (PCR) - essay question; and Technology-Enhanced Constructed Response (TECR) - a question that has an interactive component. The test is given over three test sessions that total 310 minutes: Unit 1 - Literary Analysis, 110 minutes; Unit 2 - Research Simulation, 110 minutes; and Unit 3 - Narrative Writing, 90 minutes.
PARCC ELA - Grade 11 Registration and Preparation
The lessons in our chapters are available for as much study and review as you find necessary. The mostly video-based lessons come with written transcripts designed to boost your comprehension. Also provided are interactive, topic-searchable video timelines that enable efficient lesson review. The site interface makes it easy to track your progress through the course and interact with your instructors to get your questions answered. Finally, the lesson quizzes and practice exams can help you make sure you are retaining the information you need for the real test.
As the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 is scheduled to be given during the normal school calendar year, registration is not required. Questions regarding local conditions and testing policies should be addressed to the appropriate school officials.
Scoring the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 Exam
The exam is scored on a scale of points that range from 650 to 850. This score is then presented relative to where it falls within five levels of performance. The performance levels are: Level 1 - did not yet meet expectations, Level 2 - partially met expectations, Level 3 - approached expectations, Level 4 - met expectations, and Level 5 - exceeded expectations. For the purpose of comparison, there is also a display of average scores from the school, the district, the state, and the average of all test takers anywhere. The exact timing of score delivery is unavailable, but the PARCC website mentions a goal of delivery as close to the end of the school year as possible.
PARCC ELA - Grade 11
Time to complete: 310 minutes (over three test sessions)
Exam topics covered: Reading, literary and informational text; Reading, vocabulary; Writing, written expression; Writing, knowledge of language and conventions
What you'll study: Our study course covers all the material you'll need to address questions on the PARCC ELA exam. There are extensive lessons in literature and informational text which include topics like: inference, evaluation of reasoning, characterization, and many samples of literary and informational analysis. We have lessons that can help your vocabulary, too. They can help you with understanding words by their relationships or commonly confused words in English. The extensive list of lessons on writing include: establishing a formal writing style, basic essay structure, sentence structure, and grammar and punctuation. Finally, we cover public speaking skills with lessons that will take you all the way from the basic concepts of public speaking through the process of considering the audience, and from the development of a topic to the delivery of a speech.
PARCC ELA - Grade 11 is administered by The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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