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Ch 9: FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Craft & Structure in Literature

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The short lessons in this chapter are designed to strengthen your knowledge of craft and structure in literature. Learn from expert instructors to enhance your preparations for the FSA - Grades 9-10 ELA test.

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Craft & Structure in Literature - Chapter Summary

When preparing for a test like FSA - Grades 9-10 ELA, you want to feel confident in your ability to address any question you may face. This chapter can help you tackle questions related to craft and structure in literature on the exam by enabling you to:

  • Define structure in literature
  • Share the meaning and understand examples of point of view
  • Differentiate between point of view of characters and the reader
  • Discuss first person, third person and more related to point of view in fiction
  • Explain how point of view creates suspense and humor
  • Identify types of narrators in literature
  • Describe how to identify the cultural point of view reflected in a literary work

Top instructors have created fun video lessons with entertaining visual effects that keep you engaged as you study for the test and text lessons with bold terms for easy reference. Review the lessons in any sequence you desire, and revisit them as many times as needed until you feel confident that you understand craft and structure in literature. If you need help with a lesson topic, don't hesitate to submit your question to our experts. Before taking the exam, be sure to test your knowledge by taking the short quizzes and practice exam in this chapter.

7 Lessons in Chapter 9: FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Craft & Structure in Literature
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Structure in Literature: Definition & Examples

1. Structure in Literature: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn exactly what is meant by structure of literature. Some common methods of organization are provided. The main focus will explore the narrative structure of literature, using the popular story of Cinderella to help understand the various elements associated with this structure.

Point-of-View: Definition & Examples

2. Point-of-View: Definition & Examples

Find out what 'point of view' means and how it's used in literature. Learn about some points of view that are used less often, then test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

Point of View of Characters vs. the Reader

3. Point of View of Characters vs. the Reader

Point of view is a key idea in literature. In this lesson, you'll learn several points of view that writers use and how those affect the reader. When you're finished, you can test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

4. Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

In this lesson, we will explore point of view in fiction. We will learn about several possible points of view (first person, second person, and third person) and practice identifying them.

How Point of View Creates Suspense and Humor

5. How Point of View Creates Suspense and Humor

Point of view influences how readers understand literature. In this lesson you'll learn how writers use point of view to create feelings as different as suspense and humor, and you'll be able to test your understanding with a short quiz at the end.

Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions

6. Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions

Learn how point of view, or the angle from which a story is told, impacts the narrative voice of a work of literature. Explore, through examples, how point of view can be limited, objective, or omniscient.

Identifying the Cultural Point of View Reflected in a Literary Work

7. Identifying the Cultural Point of View Reflected in a Literary Work

Part of understanding the theme and underlying message of a narrative text is the cultural viewpoint from which the author writes. This lesson will look at two cultural viewpoints about a single situation in order to help you learn how to recognize this element of fiction.

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