Ch 19: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Analyzing Prose

About This Chapter

The fun video lessons in this chapter give you a review of prose writing. You'll come out of this chapter better prepared for relevant questions that may be included on your AEPA Middle Grades ELA exam.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Analyzing Prose - Chapter Summary

Brush up on what separates prose writing from other kinds of writing and what some major types of prose writing are by watching this chapter's videos. Refreshing your memory on this chapter's topics will leave you ready for AEPA Middle Grades ELA questions about:

  • Key literary terms pertaining to prose structure
  • The use of foreshadowing
  • What prose poetry looks like
  • Types of epistolary writing
  • Humorous writing categories
  • How tone and mood are different

If you want to check out any portions of a lesson for a second time, use the video tags to quickly track them down. Confirm your knowledge of the issues by completing the lessons' practice quizzes that span the chapter.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Analyzing Prose Chapter Objectives

The computer-based AEPA Middle Grades ELA test is used to establish whether your knowledge is at the level needed for teacher certification. The exam's biggest section, the reading various text forms and analyzing and interpreting literature content domain, assesses your knowledge of topics addressed in this chapter. This content domain's 150 questions, all of which are multiple choice, amount to nearly 30% of your score.

6 Lessons in Chapter 19: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Analyzing Prose
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What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

1. What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

This literature lesson will teach you the difference between prose and other writing. You'll also learn how to analyze characters and foreshadowing to better understand the author's intentions, theme, and underlying meanings.

Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose

2. Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose

The study of literature is a broad, diverse field. However, there's some general knowledge you should have before you dive in. Check out these terms to get a handle on the basics of prose study.

Prose Poems: Definition & Famous Examples

3. Prose Poems: Definition & Famous Examples

What exactly is a prose poem? In this lesson, we will define prose poems, analyze characteristics of prose poetry, and learn about a few famous examples. We will wrap up the lesson with a short quiz to test our knowledge.

Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

4. Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

In this lesson, you will discover that prose writing can take on different formats, from letters and diary entries to newspaper clippings and interviews. Explore how writers of both non-fiction and fiction tell stories through these different forms.

Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose

5. Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose

In this lesson, learn the difference between the tone and the mood of a piece of prose. Explore examples of how tone and mood are conveyed by authors through word choice and telling details.

Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing

6. Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing

Learn about how writers use satire, parody and spoof to make their readers laugh and think. Explore how these forms mock the conventions of specific literary works and genres.

Chapter Practice Exam
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