Ch 31: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Narrative Writing

About This Chapter

The short, engaging video lessons across this chapter thoroughly cover narrative writing. These lessons bring to your attention multiple key terms that may surface in your AEPA Middle Grades ELA test questions.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Narrative Writing - Chapter Summary

Check out these lessons to refresh your memory of the definition of narrative writing, the characteristics of this particular kind of writing, and more. This chapter should make any test questions on the following topics easy to answer:

  • Several kinds of narrative techniques
  • Narrative hooks
  • Frame narratives
  • Key traits of narrative essays
  • Turning points and personal reflection

You can peruse these lessons from a smartphone or tablet if a computer's not nearby. Take each lesson's practice quiz to confirm your knowledge of the chapter's content.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Narrative Writing Chapter Objectives

The AEPA Middle Grades ELA test assesses your expertise for the purpose of teacher certification in Arizona. The material included in the chapter's lessons prepares you for what you could see in the Modes of Writing content domain, which asks only multiple-choice questions. About 21% of the score you'll receive on the test comes from this domain's questions.

8 Lessons in Chapter 31: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Narrative Writing
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What is Narrative Writing? - Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

1. What is Narrative Writing? - Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what makes a piece of writing a narrative. Examples are also given to illustrate the specific types of narrative writing.

Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

2. Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine various types of narrative techniques in writing, as well as examples of the literary techniques relevant to style, plot, and perspective/point of view.

What is a Narrative Hook? - Definition & Examples

3. What is a Narrative Hook? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will assist you in understanding components of narrative hooks found in literature and how they can be applied to your writing. Learn more about narrative hooks, and test your understanding through a quiz.

Frame Narrative: Definition & Overview

4. Frame Narrative: Definition & Overview

Frame narratives are one of the oldest literary techniques used by writers. They put an interesting spin on traditional plot structure and serve to grab the spectators' attention by pulling them into the story.

Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics

5. Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics

Essays come in many forms. In this lesson, you'll learn all about a narrative essay, from its basic definition to the key characteristics that make for an engaging and effective essay.

Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection

6. Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection

Here is a toolkit of techniques to engage your audience and keep them reading, including dialogue, pacing, description and reflection. Try some of these in your next narrative essay!

How Transitions Show Shifts, Sequence & Relationships in Your Writing

7. How Transitions Show Shifts, Sequence & Relationships in Your Writing

When you write just about any kind of paper, whether it's story writing or essay writing, use transitions to help your reader make connections and move easily through your paper. Here are some specific ways to use transitions.

Concluding Your Narrative with Reflection

8. Concluding Your Narrative with Reflection

Sometimes, after telling a story in our narrative essays, we need a little something more in the conclusion to help the reader understand our meaning. Personal reflections do this.

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