Ch 11: CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Types of Literature

About This Chapter

In these study-guide lessons for the CUNY Assessment Test in Writing, you will study the characteristics of different genres, informational texts and speeches.

CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Types of Literature - Chapter Summary

As part of a study-guide course for the City University of New York (CUNY) Assessment Test in Writing (CATW), this chapter will help you improve your understanding of different literary genres, informational texts and speeches. The lesson videos of this chapter can be watched on a mobile devide. They're taught by our professional instructors, and they provide you with a way to review:

  • Novels, novellas and short stories of fiction
  • Characteristics of nonfiction
  • Time periods and styles of drama
  • Characteristics of informational text
  • Informative, persuasive and special occasion speeches

The video lessons feature graphics and colorful animation, which make learning fun. Go at your own pace as you prepare to take the CUNY Assessment Test in Writing. The lessons are short, and they're followed up by four- or five-question multiple-choice quizzes.

CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Types of Literature Objectives

Students applying to CUNY have the option to take the CAT college entrance exam. Of these subject oriented tests, the CATW measures writing skills with a 90-minute essay exam. In this essay exam you will be given a passage to read and asked to write an essay response. As you prepare for this exam, use this chapter to improve your knowledge of different types of literature and the characteristics that set them apart.

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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