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Ch 6: HiSET: Analyzing Key Ideas of Nonfiction & Informational Text

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Review the different dimensions of analyzing key ideas in nonfiction informational text in English. Video lessons and quizzes include all the aspects of analysis you need to know for the HiSET Language Arts subtest in reading, and present info in a way that is simple and clear.

HiSET Analyzing Key Ideas of Nonfiction Informational Text - Chapter Summary

Master all the elements of analyzing key ideas in nonfiction material in written English by using our engaging and effective lessons. These short video lessons discuss all the rules of analysis and how to use them in a fun and absorbing way. Lessons in this chapter cover:

  • Methods for analyzing a text's purpose
  • Analyzing an argument
  • Analysis of opposing arguments
  • Graphic information analysis

These videos show you the basic rules of analyzing key ideas in nonfiction informational text in a flexible and simple-to-follow format. They also come with quizzes to test your comprehension of the materials. A transcript is available if you prefer to read along with the video and you can further your understanding of the material with a chapter exam.

HiSET Analyzing Key Ideas of Nonfiction Informational Text Objectives

The HiSET is a high-school equivalency exam that is offered in some states to test your knowledge of high-school level academics. The Language Arts - Reading section of the test consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. These questions evaluate your ability to understand, analyze and interpret many different types of texts, including 60% literary content and 40% informational texts.

The Language Arts - Reading section of the test will give you passages of text to read followed by questions about the passage.

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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