Ch 16: GACE Middle Grades ELA: Georgia Authors

About This Chapter

In preparation for the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) test, familiarize yourself with the literary works of Georgian authors. The short and engaging video lessons can help you recall the information for the exam.

GACE Middle Grades ELA: Georgia Authors - Chapter Summary

This chapter highlights the literary work of contemporary and historic African-American writers. The GACE Middle Grades ELA test includes questions about authors from Georgia, so the topics included in this chapter examine their contributions. Learn about these topics through video lessons:

  • Accomplishments, theories and double consciousness of W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Analysis of the 'Letter from Birmingham Jail'
  • James Baldwin, Toni Morrison and Alice Walker

The lessons are meant to be used for convenient educational purposes. The video lessons are 5-10 minutes long, and there are also self-assessment quizzes available to confirm what you've learned.

GACE Middle Grades ELA: Georgia Authors Chapter Objectives

Consisting of four categories, the GACE Middle Grades ELA exam has questions on literature in its reading subarea, which is worth 37% of the score. Specifically, the test will assess your knowledge of the works and authors from this country and Georgia. You'll also be tested on the methods that authors use to express perspective and purpose, as well as how they support and develop a written argument and connect to audiences.

You'll have 2.5 hours to complete 90 multiple-choice and two constructed-response questions. Delivered via computer, the exam is designed to prepare you to gain certification to teach English language arts to grades 4-8. With the help of the lessons, you're presented with material that may appear on 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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