Ch 18: Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Poetry

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The video lessons in this chapter can help you refresh your knowledge of analyzing poetry as you get ready to take the Ohio Assessments English Language Arts test. Use self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to gauge your readiness to take the exam.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Poetry - Chapter Summary

Watch engaging video lessons that examine the process of analyzing poetry to help you prepare for the Ohio Assessments English Language Arts test. After reviewing the lessons, you should be prepared to answer questions on the exam that cover:

  • Identifying poetry literary terms
  • Examining poems with ABAB rhyme scheme
  • Defining blank verse and free verse poetry
  • Understanding elegy, narrative and ballad poems
  • Analyzing odes and sonnets
  • Examining how the structure of poem contributes to meaning

Instructors take time to prepare fun and engaging video lessons that are also highly comprehensive. You will learn the methods and definitions you need to tackle analyzing poetry on the exam, while having fun in the process.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Poetry - Chapter Objectives

The topics covered the Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Poetry chapter are found in the analyzing and interpreting literature portion of the Ohio Assessments English Language Arts test, which constitutes 23% of the total exam. The test is designed to gauge your knowledge and skills related to English language arts as you prepare to secure your teaching license and educate in the classroom setting. The video lessons in this chapter are designed to strengthen your knowledge of poetry to help you tackle this portion of the exam. You can also use self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to test your readiness to take the exam.

The test is composed of 150 multiple-choice questions, most of which are presented in the form of short paragraphs, sentences or questions. Each one is followed by a set of four answers. You will be asked to choose one of the four as the correct answer.

11 Lessons in Chapter 18: Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Poetry
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Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

1. Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

Before you start your study of poetry, you'll want to have these technical, literary and genre terms at your disposal. Read on to learn the basics of analyzing poetry!

Poems with ABAB Rhyme Scheme: Examples & Definition

2. Poems with ABAB Rhyme Scheme: Examples & Definition

In this lesson, we will delve into the wonderful world of poetry. Specifically, we will analyze poems with the ABAB rhyme scheme. After a few examples, we will analyze how poets implement this type of rhyme scheme to create memorable poems. We will conclude our lesson with a brief quiz.

Blank Verse: Definition and Examples

3. Blank Verse: Definition and Examples

Blank verse has been used in both drama and poetry for centuries. Watch this video to see how different poets use this technique to bring the audience into a trance or to jolt them into reflection.

What Is Free Verse Poetry? - Examples & Definition

4. What Is Free Verse Poetry? - Examples & Definition

Did you know that Walt Whitman, who lived in the mid-1800s, was influential in shaping the American identity? Find out how his writing style is connected to the King James Bible and the famous Beat poet Allen Ginsberg.

Elegy Poems: Definition & Examples

5. Elegy Poems: Definition & Examples

For centuries, people have expressed their grief for the loss of loved ones in elegies. Learn how the elegy differs from the eulogy and how Don McLean's 'American Pie' falls into the ranks of Walt Whitman's 'O Captain! My Captain!'

Narrative Poems: Types & Examples

6. Narrative Poems: Types & Examples

Some of history's most famous heroes have been immortalized in narrative poetry: King Arthur, Odysseus, and even Jed Clampett. From Homer to Chaucer to Poe to The Beverly Hillbillies, narrative poetry has been used to preserve some of the world's greatest stories.

Odes: Forms & Examples

7. Odes: Forms & Examples

Have you ever appreciated something or someone so much you were inspired to write a poem? If so, then the ode is the poem for you! Learn about the three types of odes and how they are used to celebrate the people and things.

Sonnets: Definition & Examples

8. Sonnets: Definition & Examples

If you want to profess your love in a poem, you might not think to look back a few hundred years for inspiration. Learn how some of the greatest poets in history used the sonnet to woo their lovers.

What is a Ballad Poem? - Definition, Structure & Examples

9. What is a Ballad Poem? - Definition, Structure & Examples

Ballad poems, folk ballads. . . they're all the same, right? Not exactly. Find out the difference in this lesson, where you'll learn about ballad poems, their structure and get to see a couple examples of this poetic genre.

Consonance in Literature: Definition & Examples

10. Consonance in Literature: Definition & Examples

This lesson looks at how the literary devices of rhyme and near rhyme affect poetry. Specifically, consonance, a type of near rhyme, is explained with examples to illustrate the concepts.

How the Structure of a Poem or Drama Contributes to Meaning

11. How the Structure of a Poem or Drama Contributes to Meaning

Look closely at the form of any poem or play. Authors put a lot of thought into the structure of their work. This lesson discusses how that structure contributes to the overall meaning of the piece as a whole.

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