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Ch 18: CEOE Reading Specialist: Types of Texts

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Take charge of your preparation for the CEOE Reading Specialist exam by accessing quality lessons that review important exam topics. This chapter covers expository, persuasive and other types of texts and tests your knowledge with short quizzes.

CEOE Reading Specialist: Types of Texts - Chapter Summary

You can review fun videos and lesson transcripts to brush up on various types of texts you will be asked to analyze and understand on the CEOE Reading Specialist exam. After you're done with the chapter, you'll be all set for questions on the test that deal with:

  • How structure in writing affects meaning
  • Types and characteristics of narrative writing
  • Kinds of narrative techniques
  • Types of expository text
  • Different kinds of persuasion
  • Various rhetorical techniques

In addition to reviewing the lessons, you can gauge your readiness to take the exam by completing self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam. Review the lessons any time, day or night, and even access them from your mobile devices to absorb the materials at a comfortable pace. If you have questions about topics in the lessons, submit them to our professional instructors who are eager to assist.

7 Lessons in Chapter 18: CEOE Reading Specialist: Types of Texts
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?

1. What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?

In this lesson, we will define the role of structure in literature. From there, we will look at the different ways to structure fiction and how it affects the meaning.

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

2. 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

3. 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 Expository Text? - Definition, Types & Examples

4. What is Expository Text? - Definition, Types & Examples

Expository text exposes you to facts: plain and simple. In this lesson, you will learn how to understand and identify expository text. You will be able to distinguish between expository and narrative text and understand why this distinction is important.

Fact vs. Persuasion vs. Informed Opinion in Nonfiction

5. Fact vs. Persuasion vs. Informed Opinion in Nonfiction

How do you know what to believe and what to doubt? Watch this video lesson to learn how to differentiate between facts, persuasion, and informed opinions.

What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples

6. What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will teach you how to identify all components of persuasive writing. You'll learn more about informational texts and test your understanding through a brief quiz.

Rhetorical Techniques in Persuasive Texts

7. Rhetorical Techniques in Persuasive Texts

Are you making a persuasive speech or writing a persuasive essay? Or are you a consumer who reads ads? If so, this lesson will help you understand different techniques used to influence an audience.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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