Ch 6: CSET English: Different Genres in Writing

About This Chapter

Brush up on your understanding of various genres of writing, including epistolary writing and poetry, as you prepare of the CSET English exam. Our lessons and quizzes will help equip you for these types of exam questions.

CSET English: Different Genres in Writing - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to refresh your knowledge of types of fiction, poetry and non-fiction as you study for the CSET English exam. Our lively videos and multiple-choice quizzes will help you handle exam questions on:

  • Novels, novellas and short stories
  • Writing in the form of diaries and letters
  • Poetry
  • Non-fiction as literature

These lessons are short, only about five minutes long on average, and you can watch them from anywhere, using a computer or mobile device. Each includes a written transcript that allows you to read along with the narrator. There's also a clickable timeline so you can easily review key passages in the lesson without having to re-watch the entire video.

CSET English: Different Genres in Writing Chapter Objectives

Passing the CSET English exam is one of California's requirements for licensure. The CSET English exam is divided into four subtests, and questions on the material this chapter covers are in both Subtests I and III. Subtest I's domain on Reading Literature and Informational Texts has 40 multiple-choice questions. Subtest III consists of two essay questions. One is on a literary text, and the other on a non-literary text.

You can obtain experience answering computer-delivered multiple-choice questions like the ones in Subtest I by completing the short quizzes that follow each of our lessons. These quizzes also allow you to assess your learning and see where you need additional study prior to taking the exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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