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NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Writing Development - Chapter Summary
The lessons and quizzes in this chapter provide a fast and easy way to brush up on writing development strategies for the NES Reading exam. Use these lessons to cover topics you may not have studied in a while or to fill in anything you might have missed. By the end of the chapter, you'll have reviewed the following:
- Using outlines and text mapping to organize information
- Paragraph and passage summaries
- Interpreting information from graphs
Lessons last less than ten minutes apiece, so you'll quickly cover the information you need to know. Use the timeline tags to skip to specific topics within the lesson. Assess how much you know and what you still need to work on with the lesson quizzes and chapter exam.
NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Writing Development Objectives
The NES Reading exam is part of the licensure requirements for teachers in many states. The exam lasts one hour and consists of 45 multiple-choice questions. This chapter is designed to help you correctly answer questions relating to the organization of information in written and graphic mediums. These questions will ask about ways of organizing written information, such as mapping and outlining. You'll also need to be able to identify effective summaries and interpret information presented in graphic forms like charts and maps.
1. Organizing Information With Outlines & Text Mapping
If you need assistance when it comes to reading and writing development, this lesson will come in handy. We will go over how and why to use outlines and text mapping in order to organize information for improved writing. Read on to learn more.
2. Effective Summaries of a Paragraph or Passage
Knowing how to summarize a paragraph or passage is a useful skill in many writing situations. This lesson will walk you through the steps to writing an effective summary using your own words.
3. How to Interpret Information From Graphs
Graphs are an excellent way to condense a lot of information into an easily readable format. In this lesson, you'll learn about reading and interpreting information from graphs.
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Other chapters within the NES Essential Academic Skills Reading Subtest 1 (001): Practice & Study Guide course
- NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Word Meanings
- NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Meaning in Reading
- NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Interpretation
- NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Nonfiction & Informational Text
- NES Essential Academic Skills Reading: Literary Analysis
- NES Essential Academic Skills Reading Subtest 1 Flashcards