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Ch 10: OAE Middle Grades ELA: Point of View in Literature

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Let us guide you through your preparation for the Ohio Assessments Middle Grades ELA test with quality instruction and practice quizzes. In this chapter, you can watch short video lessons to brush up on point of view in literature as you get ready to take the exam.

OAE Middle Grades ELA: Point of View in Literature - Chapter Summary

Strengthen your knowledge of point of view in literature by watching the comprehensive video lessons in this chapter. The lessons can help you prepare for your Ohio Assessments Middle Grades ELA test by giving you the knowledge to address the following on the exam:

  • Understanding point of view in first, second and third person
  • Examining point of view in fiction
  • Defining types of narrators in literature
  • Identifying the role of a narrator in American novels
  • Analyzing how an author develops and contrasts points of view

The lessons are designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the materials to ensure you fully understand the subject matter. The videos also offer snappy visual effects that make the learning process fun.

OAE Middle Grades ELA: Point of View in Literature Chapter Objectives

The Ohio Assessments Middle Grades ELA test is designed to gauge your knowledge of English language arts to make sure you're ready to teach it in the classroom and secure your educator license in Ohio. The topics covered in the OAE Middle Grades ELA: Point of View in Literature chapter are found in the reading various text forms and analyzing and interpreting literature portion of the exam, which constitutes about 29% of the total test. You can watch the chapter's video lessons to strengthen your knowledge of point of view in literature and take advantage of self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam that can give you access to practice questions formatted similarly to those you'll see on test day.

All of the questions on the exam are multiple-choice and based on specific test competencies. Many of the questions are accompanied by an illustration, excerpt or passage that you must first read. Following each question are four answers, one of which you will be asked to choose as the best option.

5 Lessons in Chapter 10: OAE Middle Grades ELA: Point of View in Literature
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Point of View: First, Second & Third Person

1. Point of View: First, Second & Third Person

Just who is telling this story? In this lesson, we'll look at point of view, or the perspective from which a work is told. We'll review first person, second person and third person points of view.

Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

2. Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More

In this lesson, we will explore point of view in fiction. We will learn about several possible points of view (first person, second person, and third person) and practice identifying them.

Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions

3. Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions

Learn how point of view, or the angle from which a story is told, impacts the narrative voice of a work of literature. Explore, through examples, how point of view can be limited, objective, or omniscient.

Role of the Narrator in American Novels: Types and Examples

4. Role of the Narrator in American Novels: Types and Examples

Thinking about who is telling the story in a novel, and what he or she might be leaving out, is crucial to understanding that novel. Learn about the various types of points of view in American novels, as well as a few specific, noteworthy narrators, in this lesson.

How an Author Develops & Contrasts Points of View

5. How an Author Develops & Contrasts Points of View

The point of view an author uses to tell a story is of great importance. Adding just one point of view can change a narrative completely. Read on to find out how authors use point of view in writing!

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