Ch 32: NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Descriptive Writing Elements

About This Chapter

This chapter was designed to help you prepare for your NMTA Middle Grades English Language Arts exam. As part of your review sessions, complete these lessons to review the characteristics and techniques of descriptive writing.

NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Descriptive Writing Elements - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will watch a series of lesson videos, taught by our professional instructors, that can help you improve your understanding of the use of description and sensory language in descriptive writing, along with other characteristics and techniques of descriptive writing. After these lessons you should have a better understanding of:

  • Techniques of descriptive writing
  • Characteristics of descriptive essays
  • Using descriptive details and sensory language

These lessons are mobile device compatible so that you can continue your studies at almost any time or place. In addition to watching the videos, be sure to take the quizzes to discover what topics you need to review further. Use video tags to efficiently review these subjects and skip over the subjects you have already mastered.

NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Descriptive Writing Elements Chapter Objectives

Future middle grades English teachers take the NMTA Middle Grades English Language Arts exam to show that they possess the knowledge needed to teach English language arts. This computer-based test consists of 150 multiple-choice questions that are administered in a three hours testing session. Of the questions covered in this certification exam, 21% assess your understanding of the different modes of writing. Use this chapter and it's lessons to prepare for possible questions about descriptive writing in this domain.

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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