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Ch 19: Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Prose

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Let us help you review facts about the characteristics of prose and how to interpret it as you prepare for the Ohio Assessments ELA exam. The material in these video lessons and quizzes can help you come up with the right answers on test day.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Prose - Chapter Summary

Brush up on your mastery of prose analysis during your reviews for the Ohio Assessments ELA exam. Our videos and quizzes can help you refresh your knowledge on the following topics as you get ready for the test:

  • Foreshadowing and the meaning of character
  • Important literary terms
  • Prose poems
  • Letters and diaries
  • The difference in tone and mood
  • Humorous writing

Our instructors keep these lessons entertaining and informative, filled with examples to help you understand the discussions. You'll look at information you may not have studied since your high school days or perhaps not at all. You can study anywhere you have access to the Internet and a computer or mobile device.

Objectives of the Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Prose Chapter

Ohio teachers who want licensure in integrated language arts for grades 7-12 must pass the Ohio Assessments ELA exam. This exam is divided into five domains, and the topics discussed in this chapter are in the domain on analyzing and interpreting literature, which makes up 23% of the total exam score.

The questions on this section of the Ohio Assessments ELA exam are all multiple choice. The exam is computer delivered. Through taking the brief quizzes that come with each of our video lessons, you can acquire experience in taking a test in this format as well as assessing your knowledge of the subject.

6 Lessons in Chapter 19: Ohio Assessments ELA: Analyzing Prose
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What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

1. What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

This literature lesson will teach you the difference between prose and other writing. You'll also learn how to analyze characters and foreshadowing to better understand the author's intentions, theme, and underlying meanings.

Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose

2. Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose

The study of literature is a broad, diverse field. However, there's some general knowledge you should have before you dive in. Check out these terms to get a handle on the basics of prose study.

Prose Poems: Definition & Famous Examples

3. Prose Poems: Definition & Famous Examples

What exactly is a prose poem? In this lesson, we will define prose poems, analyze characteristics of prose poetry, and learn about a few famous examples. We will wrap up the lesson with a short quiz to test our knowledge.

Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

4. Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

In this lesson, you will discover that prose writing can take on different formats, from letters and diary entries to newspaper clippings and interviews. Explore how writers of both non-fiction and fiction tell stories through these different forms.

Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose

5. Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose

In this lesson, learn the difference between the tone and the mood of a piece of prose. Explore examples of how tone and mood are conveyed by authors through word choice and telling details.

Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing

6. Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing

Learn about how writers use satire, parody and spoof to make their readers laugh and think. Explore how these forms mock the conventions of specific literary works and genres.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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