About This Chapter
GED RLA: Analyzing Texts - Chapter Summary
Some of the questions on the GED RLA exam will undoubtedly cover information about how to analyze texts. These lessons help you refresh your understanding of the purpose of a text and ways of performing analysis. The topics covered by our experienced instructors include:
- Ways to discover the purpose of a text
- Significance of identifying the effectiveness and validity of a text
- How to compare texts that have opposing arguments
Our lessons in this chapter are taught by educated and professional instructors. They know what it takes to pass the GED RLA exam. As you watch the video lessons and read the lesson transcripts, our instructors are here for you whenever you need it. All you have to do is reach out to them and they will answer any questions you might have.
1. How to Analyze the Purpose of a Text
In this lesson, we will learn how to analyze the purpose of a text. We will explore some of the primary purposes and practice determining purpose using some writing samples.
2. How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity
In this lesson, we will learn how to analyze an argument. We will pay close attention to the parts of an argument and the questions we must ask about each of those parts in order to determine the argument's effectiveness and validity.
3. How to Analyze Two Texts with Opposing Arguments
In this lesson, we'll discuss how to analyze two texts that present opposing arguments. We'll examine arguments based on varying evidence and on varying assumptions.
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