Ch 8: NES ELA: Climax & Plot in Written Works

About This Chapter

This chapter on climax and plot in written works will help you study for literature questions on the National Evaluation Series (NES) English Language Arts (ELA) exam.

NES ELA: Climax & Plot in Written Works - Chapter Summary

Review the structural elements of climax and plot with these lessons and quizzes. Our resources prepare you for NES ELA exam questions on the following topics:

  • Climax in literary works
  • Rising and falling action
  • Denouement
  • Anticlimax
  • Process of analyzing plot

Use the lessons to brush up on topics you may not have covered in awhile, and test your understanding afterwards with our self-assessment quizzes. If you have any questions about the material, our knowledgeable instructors are here to help!

NES ELA: Climax & Plot in Written Works Objectives

The NES ELA exam is a certification requirement for English teachers in some states. You'll answer 150 multiple-choice questions delivered on a computer at a designated testing location. Use the resources in this chapter to get ready for questions on climax and plot in the Analyzing and Interpreting Literature subarea of the exam. This section of the exam makes up about 23% of the total test score. To complete the test objectives for these questions, you'll need to be able to analyze the structural elements in a literature selection. Get an idea of the types of questions you'll be asked with the practice quizzes in this study guide.

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