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Ch 6: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading: Nonfiction & Informational Text Analysis

About This Chapter

New Mexico now administers the National Evaluation Series (NES) examination instead of the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading examination. Before testing, review nonfiction and informational text analysis by watching this chapter's video lessons.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading - Nonfiction and Informational Text Analysis - Chapter Summary

Heighten your ability to analyze text by going through step-by-step processes outlined in this chapter's online video lessons. You can also explore the contrasts between fact and opinion and examine different kinds of autobiographies. Accumulate knowledge about these topics as you get set to pass the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading examination. The lessons in this chapter are designed to help you with:

  • Identifying forms of nonfiction
  • Types of persuasion
  • Letters, diaries and memoirs, articles and speeches
  • Determining text purpose; combining text information for greater understanding
  • Analyzing procedure manuals and business documents
  • Evaluating an argument's effectiveness and text according to its theme
  • Analyzing graphic information and texts with differing arguments

Our instructors strive to deliver nonfiction and informational text analysis tips and strategies that are both helpful and easy to grasp. Absorb the material in the videos and then use what you learn on the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading examination. You'll have the option of asking questions and reading the lesson transcripts, as well. The lesson quizzes can help you determine how much you've absorbed.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading - Nonfiction and Informational Text Analysis Objectives

Many of the topics in this chapter are evaluated on the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Reading examination. This subtest consists of 45 multiple-choice questions that you must complete in an hour or less to qualify for a reading certification in New Mexico. The examination is administered by computer.

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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