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Ch 32: Ohio Assessments ELA: Expository Writing Strategies

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The short video lessons in this chapter are designed to refresh your knowledge of expository writing strategies as you prepare to take the Ohio Assessments for Educators - English Language Arts assessment. Take lesson quizzes to strengthen your comprehension of the materials and answer questions like to those on the test.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Expository Writing Strategies - Chapter Summary

Use the video lessons in this chapter to get reacquainted with expository writing strategies as you prepare to take the Ohio Assessments for Educators - ELA assessment. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be ready to answer questions that address the following on the test:

  • Defining expository writing and expository text
  • Identifying the types and characteristics of expository essays
  • Understanding varied sentence structure in writing
  • Explaining supporting details
  • Supporting your writing with examples and evidence

The instructors in the video lessons offer step-by-step guidance to provide you with the expository writing strategies you need to answer questions on the test. By learning in this online environment using high-quality video lessons, you have the opportunity to learn at your own pace while making the process fun.

Objectives of the Ohio Assessments ELA: Expository Writing Strategies Chapter

The Ohio Assessments for Educators - English Language Arts assessment is designed to test your knowledge of the subject and ability to teach it in the classroom. It also ensures you're qualified to secure educator licensure in Ohio. The topics covered in this Ohio Assessments ELA: Expository Writing Strategies chapter are found in the modes of writing section of the test, which constitutes about 23% of the total exam. You can use the video lessons in this chapter to gain greater insight into expository writing strategies so you'll be prepared to tackle this portion of the test. You can also take self-assessment quizzes that test your comprehension of the materials and give you practice in answer questions formatted similarly to those found on the test.

The assessment is made up of 150 multiple-choice questions that are based on specific test competencies. The questions may require you to read or examine excerpts, passages, short paragraphs or illustrations. Following the questions are four answers, one of which you will be asked to choose as the best response.

6 Lessons in Chapter 32: Ohio Assessments ELA: Expository Writing Strategies
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Expository Writing? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Expository Writing? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will assist you in identifying and understanding the major components of expository writing. Learn more about expository writing and see some common examples. Then test your knowledge with a quiz.

What is Expository Text? - Definition, Types & Examples

2. What is Expository Text? - Definition, Types & Examples

Expository text exposes you to facts: plain and simple. In this lesson, you will learn how to understand and identify expository text. You will be able to distinguish between expository and narrative text and understand why this distinction is important.

Expository Essays: Types, Characteristics & Examples

3. Expository Essays: Types, Characteristics & Examples

The facts, just the facts: expository essays are not about giving an opinion or taking a side. In this lesson, we will learn about the different types of expository essays and check out a few examples.

Varied Sentence Structure in Writing

4. Varied Sentence Structure in Writing

Learn the meaning of sentence structure and the importance of varying sentence structure in writing in this lesson. Four strategies to help you vary your sentence structure will also be described.

Supporting Details: Definition & Examples

5. Supporting Details: Definition & Examples

Find out what supporting details are and their role in essay writing. Learn the different ways to include supporting details, then take a quiz to test your new skills.

Supporting Your Writing with Examples and Evidence

6. Supporting Your Writing with Examples and Evidence

Watch this lesson to learn how to make strong arguments and write better papers by using evidence effectively. It's not just about piling on a bunch of facts!

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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