Ch 9: CSET English IV: Introduction to Creative Writing

About This Chapter

The following lessons can help you develop your creative writing skills to create strong essays, poems, and even fan fiction. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes offer tips and techniques that will aid you in answering creative writing questions on the CSET English test.

CSET English IV: Introduction to Creative Writing - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons will help you develop your creative writing skills in various genres, including poetry and fiction. You'll see examples of strong creative writing and learn the definition of various creative writing terms and techniques. Other lessons teach you about crafting different types of essays and writing literary fiction. The videos cover these concepts and techniques that will ready you for the exam questions:

  • Definition and examples of creative writing
  • Creative writing techniques for poetry, non-fiction and fiction
  • Strong personal essays
  • Definition, characteristics and examples of narrative essays
  • Literature-based creative writing including fan fiction and responses

Expert instructors lead these video lessons, explaining the concepts needed for compelling creative writing. You get a strong foundation in writing techniques, while enjoying the short video lessons.

CSET English IV: Introduction to Creative Writing Objectives

All California teachers who want to be instructors in a specific subject must pass the appropriate California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET). The topics in the Introduction to Creative Writing chapter are covered in subtest IV on the CSET English exam. Subtest IV deals with creative performance, speech and media and contains four short-response questions.

The remainder of the CSET English test has 100 multiple-choice questions and two long-response questions. Each video lesson includes self-assessment quizzes that allow you to test your knowledge and get used to the format of the test.

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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