Ch 36: NES ELA: Comma Rules

About This Chapter

Get reacquainted with comma rules as you prepare to take the NES English Language Arts assessment. You can watch fun videos to refresh your knowledge of this subject area then take lesson quizzes to test that knowledge.

NES ELA: Comma Rules - Chapter Summary

Simplify the process of studying for the NES English Language Arts assessment by reviewing comma rules. After watching the lessons in this chapter, you will be prepared for:

  • Discussing the meaning and uses of adjectives
  • Using commas to avoid confusion in clauses and contrasting sentence parts
  • Understanding the basic rules of commas and using them correctly
  • Explaining coordinating and correlative conjunctions

You can use the lessons to create or enhance your exam study guide. In addition to watching the videos, access printable lesson transcripts that are great for highlighting key concepts and taking notes.

NES ELA: Comma Rules Chapter Objectives

This NES ELA: Comma Rules chapter is designed give you access to topics covered on the exam. Watching the lessons, accessing full transcripts and taking self-assessment quizzes prepare you for questions in the English language conventions, composition, writing process and research content domain. This domain constitutes approximately 19% of the total test.

The assessment is required in some states for educators interested in teaching English language arts at the secondary level and securing or enhancing their educator certifications. It consists of 150 multiple-choice questions and is taken on computer. Passing the assessment requires scoring a minimum of 220 nationally. In Oregon, the minimum passing score is 236.

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