Ch 11: Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Persuasive Texts

About This Chapter

Prepare for the Ohio Assessments for Educators ELA test by going through this chapter on analyzing persuasive texts. These lessons provide comprehensive study aids that address some of the major domain topics discussed on the test, giving you the preparation you need to help you succeed.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Persuasive Texts - Chapter Summary

Explore this chapter to get up to speed on the methods and techniques used for analyzing persuasive texts. This and related chapters have been designed specifically with the Ohio Assessments for Educators ELA test in mind, so you can be certain that the topics we cover are the same topics you will need to understand to answer questions on the test, including descriptions of different types of persuasive texts, essay formats, and more. By completing this chapter, you will be more prepared to do the following:

  • Describe examples of persuasive texts
  • Identify the characteristics of a propagandist
  • Analyze examples and the format of argumentative essays
  • Check out the purpose of rhetorical devices
  • Define antimetabole and provide examples
  • Examine rhetorical modes of writing

Since you are using our study materials to get ready for a major test, you may want to consider using our lesson quizzes as practice. After all, our lesson quizzes use the same selected response style questions that are found on the ELA test. Furthermore, since there is a quiz for every lesson, you can use these quizzes to assess your skills and knowledge base. Try taking the quizzes before you even review the lesson materials. If you score well on the quizzes, chances are you know that specific topic inside and out. On areas where you don't score as high, you may want to make sure that you study those lessons more closely before taking the actual ELA test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Persuasive Texts
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What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will teach you how to identify all components of persuasive writing. You'll learn more about informational texts and test your understanding through a brief quiz.

Propagandist: Definition & Examples

2. Propagandist: Definition & Examples

In this lesson we will begin by defining the term 'propaganda,' and then move on to learn what a 'propagandist' is. We will look through history to identify famous propagandists.

Argumentative Essay: Definition, Format & Examples

3. Argumentative Essay: Definition, Format & Examples

Argumentative essays are kind of like superpowers: they allow you to get what you want using the superpower of persuasion. View this lesson and learn how to channel persuasion to write a good essay.

Rhetorical Device: Definition & Examples

4. Rhetorical Device: Definition & Examples

Rhetorical devices are used in language to communicate effectively and persuade. Here you'll discover more about rhetorical devices and learn how to put some of them to use in some persuasion of your own.

Antimetabole: Definition & Examples

5. Antimetabole: Definition & Examples

It's easy to get turned around trying to figure out what 'antimetabole' is, but this lesson should help point you in the right direction. Keep reading to find out more about this emphatic rhetorical device and see some recognizable examples.

Rhetorical Modes of Writing: Definition & Examples

6. Rhetorical Modes of Writing: Definition & Examples

If you've ever written anything, you've used rhetoric. Examine the most common modes in rhetorical writing and learn how you can use them in your life.

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