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MTTC English: Forms of Nonfiction - Chapter Summary
Boost confidence in your ability to succeed on the MTTC English assessment by reviewing the video lessons in this chapter. You will get a comprehensive overview of the forms of nonfiction to ensure you're ready for:
- Describing essays, diaries, letters and other literary nonfiction
- Defining biographies and autobiographies
- Providing definitions of editorials, articles and other the informational texts
This chapter provides you with a unique experience, allowing you to learn from expert instructors with a wealth of knowledge in their subject areas, while watching lessons at your own leisure. The videos combine in-depth information and entertaining visual effects that make the studying process fun and effective.
MTTC English: Forms of Nonfiction Chapter Objectives
The MTTC English assessment is required for teachers who want to add the English endorsement to their new or existing Michigan teaching certificate and educate students on this subject at the middle grades and secondary levels. The assessment is broken into four subareas. Topics covered in this forms of nonfiction chapter are found in the literature and understanding subarea, which constitutes 26% of the total test.
Prepare for this subarea by viewing and reviewing the video lessons as needed. If you want to revisit specific topics within the lessons, utilize timelines with clickable links for easy review. The MTTC assessment is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions. Taking the self-assessment quiz with each lesson not only reinforces forms of nonfiction concepts, but also grants you access to questions formatted similarly to those you'll see on the test. A chapter exam is available to gauge your overall comprehension of the lessons. If you have any questions about the chapter, instructors are available to assist.
1. Literary Nonfiction: Essays, Diaries, Letters, & More
Watch this video lesson to explore the world of literary nonfiction. You will learn the similarities and differences between journals, diaries, memoirs and much more.
2. Literary Nonfiction: Biographies & Autobiographies
Literary nonfiction consists of many types of writing. Two of the most popular types are biographies and autobiographies. Watch this video lesson to learn more about these two types.
3. Informational Text: Editorials, Articles, Speeches & More
Informational nonfiction is a large category that includes various types of writing. Learn about two of those types, articles and speeches, in this video lesson.
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Other chapters within the MTTC English (002): Practice & Study Guide course
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- MTTC English: Development of the English Language
- MTTC English: Language Acquisition & Development
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- MTTC English: Literary Forms & Genres
- MTTC English: Literary Elements
- MTTC English: Types of Poetry
- MTTC English: Benefits of Studying Literature
- MTTC English: Literature & Culture
- MTTC English: American Literature
- MTTC English: Transcendental, Realist & Naturalist Works
- MTTC English: Modernist Literature
- MTTC English: The Harlem Renaissance
- MTTC English: Contemporary Literature
- MTTC English: Analyzing American Literature
- MTTC English: Shakespeare & The Renaissance
- MTTC English: 17th & 18th Century Literature
- MTTC English: Romantic Literature
- MTTC English: Victorian Literature
- MTTC English: Modern Literature
- MTTC English: World Literature
- MTTC English: Literature for Children & Teens
- MTTC English: Literary Analysis
- MTTC English: Language Development
- MTTC English: Literary Devices
- MTTC English: Expository Writing
- MTTC English: Analytical Writing
- MTTC English: Persuasive Writing
- MTTC English: Narrative Writing
- MTTC English: The Writing Process
- MTTC English: The Revision Process
- MTTC English: Visual Communication
- MTTC English: Reading Strategies
- MTTC English: Critical Analysis of Texts
- MTTC English: Eliciting Student Responses to Texts
- MTTC English Flashcards