PARCC ELA - Grade 9: Test Prep & Practice

Updated May 11, 2022

Course Summary

This course helps you review all the English language arts topics that you'll need to know for the PARCC ELA - Grade 9 Assessment. Our engaging lessons are structured in a way that maximizes your opportunity to absorb the material, and the included quizzes help you retain key concepts.

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What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning

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21 hours of educational videos

215 self-paced lessons

26 practice tests

Expert Contributor: Katie Surber

Katie has a Master's degree in English and has taught college level classes for ten years.

26 chapters in PARCC ELA - Grade 9: Test Prep & Practice

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning? Video  Take Quiz
Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection Video  Take Quiz
Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More Video  Take Quiz
Characterization: Character Roles & Dialogue in Fiction Video  Take Quiz
Character Development in Literature: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Plot in Fiction: Definition, Parts & Subplots Video  Take Quiz
What is Theme in Literature? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is a Flashback in Literature? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions Video  Take Quiz
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The Odyssey: Greek Epic Video  Take Quiz
Metamorphoses by Ovid: Summary & Explanation Text Lesson  Take Quiz
The Nose by Nikolai Gogol: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
John Steinbeck: Grapes of Wrath and Other Works Video  Take Quiz
Fahrenheit 451: Summary, Characters & Themes Video  Take Quiz
To Kill a Mockingbird: Summary, Analysis and Quotes Video  Take Quiz
Amy Tan: The Joy Luck Club & Other Novels Video  Take Quiz
Macbeth: Themes and Quotes from the Scottish Play Video  Take Quiz
A Doll House by Ibsen: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Shakespeare's Sonnet 73: Summary, Theme & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Emily Dickinson: Poems and Poetry Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven: Summary and Analysis Video  Take Quiz
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Developing the Essay Topic Video  Take Quiz
Basic Essay Structure: The Five-Paragraph Essay Video  Take Quiz
Using Rhetorical Skills to Write Better Essays Video  Take Quiz
Essay Introduction: Write a Thesis and Capture Your Audience Video  Take Quiz
What is a Thesis Statement? Video  Take Quiz
How to Write a Thesis Statement Video  Take Quiz
How to Write a Strong Essay Body Video  Take Quiz
How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay Video  Take Quiz
Practice with Improving Paragraphs for the SAT Video  Take Quiz
How to Write and Use Transition Sentences Video  Take Quiz
How to Write Strong Transitions and Transitional Sentences Video  Take Quiz
How To Write Effective Conclusions: Importance and Elements Video  Take Quiz
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How to Structure Sentences in an Essay Video  Take Quiz
Varied Sentence Structure in Writing Video  Take Quiz
How to Identify the Subject of a Sentence Video  Take Quiz
Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences Video  Take Quiz
Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination Video  Take Quiz
Sentence Clarity: How to Write Clear Sentences Video  Take Quiz
How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure Video  Take Quiz
Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences: Tips and Tricks Video  Take Quiz
Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences Video  Take Quiz
Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences Video  Take Quiz
Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement Video  Take Quiz
Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns Video  Take Quiz
Inappropriate Shifts in Verb Voice and Mood Video  Take Quiz
Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership Video  Take Quiz
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What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Using Nouns as the Subject of a Sentence: Grammar Rules & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What Are Pronouns? - Types, Examples & Definition Video  Take Quiz
Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive Video  Take Quiz
What is an Antecedent? - Definition, Meaning & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Compound Antecedents: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Personal Pronouns and Antecedents: Number Agreement Video  Take Quiz
Action, Linking and Auxiliary Verbs: Definitions, Functions & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Verb Forms: Participles & Infinitives Video  Take Quiz
Identifying Errors of Verb Tense Video  Take Quiz
Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises Video  Take Quiz
Indefinite and Definite Articles: Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
What are Predicates? - Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers? Video  Take Quiz
Active and Passive Voice Video  Take Quiz
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How to Write Well: What Makes Writing Good? Video  Take Quiz
How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View Video  Take Quiz
How to Write with Idioms or Phrasal Verbs Video  Take Quiz
How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons Video  Take Quiz
Editing for Mechanics: Definition & Concept Video  Take Quiz
How to Proofread an Essay for Spelling and Grammar Video  Take Quiz
How to Avoid Redundancy in Your Writing Video  Take Quiz
Capitalization Rules in Writing Video  Take Quiz
Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones) Video  Take Quiz
Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing Video  Take Quiz
Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing Video  Take Quiz
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Understanding Reasons for a Public Speaking Event Video  Take Quiz
Choosing an Appropriate Speech Topic: Steps & Characteristics Video  Take Quiz
Developing & Selecting the Main Ideas of a Speech Video  Take Quiz
Turning Your Topic into Main Points for Your Speech: Tips & Ideas Video  Take Quiz
Developing a Thesis Statement from Your Speech Topic Video  Take Quiz
Effective Research Strategies: Speaking to Your Audience & Purpose Video  Take Quiz
Selecting Relevant Support for Your Speech Video  Take Quiz
Using Search Engines for Online Research Video  Take Quiz
Primary vs. Secondary Research: Difference & Importance Video  Take Quiz
Types of Supporting Materials for a Speech Video  Take Quiz
Evaluating Sources for Reliability, Credibility, and Worth Video  Take Quiz
Speech Organization: Importance to Speaker & Audience Video  Take Quiz
Supporting Ideas of a Speech: Development, Selection and Characteristics Video  Take Quiz
How to Work Supporting Materials into Your Speech Video  Take Quiz
Formatting PowerPoint Slides for a Speech: Tips & Strategies Video  Take Quiz
Public Speaking with Time Limits: How to Prepare Video  Take Quiz
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Speech Rehearsal: Importance and Process Video  Take Quiz
Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized Video  Take Quiz
The Style of a Speech: Speaker, Audience & Purpose Video  Take Quiz
The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery Video  Take Quiz
Using Vivid Language in Public Speaking Video  Take Quiz
How Diction Influences the Style of a Speech Video  Take Quiz
Inclusive Language in Public Speaking: Respecting Diversity Video  Take Quiz
Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking Video  Take Quiz
Being a Self-Aware and Adaptive Communicator Video  Take Quiz
Cross-Cultural Communication: Definition, Strategies & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Communicating in Different Languages: Dealing with Interpreters and Jargon Video  Take Quiz
Adapting to Your Audience During and After Your Speech Video  Take Quiz
Managing Anxiety About Public Speaking: Strategies & Tips Video  Take Quiz
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