Ch 12: OAE Middle Grades ELA: Genres in Literature

About This Chapter

Review the many genres in literature as you prepare for the OAE Middle Grades ELA exam. The engaging video lessons and self-assessment quizzes offer multiple approaches that can help you prepare to answer questions on the test correctly.

OAE Middle Grades ELA: Genres in Literature - Chapter Summary

You can rely on the lessons in this chapter to help you review literary genres in preparation for the OAE Middle Grades ELA exam. The videos cover multiple topics you many encounter on the test, including:

  • Fables, folktales, myths and legends
  • Autobiography
  • Bibliographies
  • Folk literature
  • Didactic literature
  • Types of essays

Our expert instructors present all the important literary genre information clearly and concisely, so that you can follow it easily and derive maximum benefit. The concepts are presented in interesting and variable ways which can hold your interest and facilitate retention.

Objectives of the OAE Middle Grades ELA: Genres in Literature Chapter

The OAE Middle Grades ELA exam is a standardized test given to prospective middle grades English language arts teachers in Ohio. The topics in this Genres in Literature chapter are part of Domain II: Reading Various Text Forms and Analyzing and Interpreting Literature. This domain makes up 29% of the test questions. You can practice answering the kinds of questions you will see on the test by taking the self-assessment quizzes that come with our lessons. These quizzes are also a good way to check on your recollection and understanding of the concepts.

There are 150 multiple-choice questions on the OAE Middle Grades ELA exam. Each one presents a question or passage followed by several response possibilities. From these, you must select the correct answer.

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