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Ch 31: Ohio Assessments ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies

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Watch short video lessons to learn more about narrative writing strategies as you prepare for the Ohio Assessments for Educators - English Language Arts test. Refresh your knowledge of narrative techniques, essays, transitions and more then take lesson quizzes to assess your readiness to take the exam.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies - Chapter Summary

The fun and engaging video lessons in this chapter are designed to boost your knowledge of analytical writing strategies as you prepare to take the Ohio Assessments for Educators - English Language Arts test. Upon completion of this chapter, you should feel capable of answering questions that address the following on the exam:

  • Defining and identifying types and characteristics of narrative writing
  • Understanding narrative techniques in writing
  • Using narrative techniques like dialogue, pacing, description and reflection
  • Defining narrative essay and how to frame narrative
  • Describing how transitions show shifts, sequence and relationships in writing
  • Concluding your narrative with reflection

Instructors in the video lessons present the materials in an easy-to-understand format that offers the strategies you'll need to answer questions on the exam. The videos are comprehensive and visually entertaining, making the learning process effective and fun.

Ohio Assessments ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies Chapter Objectives

The Ohio Assessments for Educators - English Language Arts test assesses your readiness to teach in the classroom setting and secure your teaching license in Ohio. The topics covered in this Ohio Assessments ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies chapter are found in the modes of writing section, which constitutes about 23% of the total exam. Take advantage of the video lessons in this chapter to strengthen your comprehension of narrative writing strategies as you prepare to take the exam. Also, utilize the self-assessment quizzes and chapter exam to practice answering questions formatted similarly to those found on the exam.

The Ohio Assessments ELA test is composed of all multiple-choice questions that are based on specific test competencies. The questions typically require you to first read or examine a short paragraph, excerpt, passage or illustration. Following each question is a set of four answers. You will be asked to choose one of the four as the best response to the question posed.

9 Lessons in Chapter 31: Ohio Assessments ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies
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What is Narrative Writing? - Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

1. What is Narrative Writing? - Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what makes a piece of writing a narrative. Examples are also given to illustrate the specific types of narrative writing.

Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

2. Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine various types of narrative techniques in writing, as well as examples of the literary techniques relevant to style, plot, and perspective/point of view.

What is a Narrative Hook? - Definition & Examples

3. What is a Narrative Hook? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will assist you in understanding components of narrative hooks found in literature and how they can be applied to your writing. Learn more about narrative hooks, and test your understanding through a quiz.

Frame Narrative: Definition & Overview

4. Frame Narrative: Definition & Overview

Frame narratives are one of the oldest literary techniques used by writers. They put an interesting spin on traditional plot structure and serve to grab the spectators' attention by pulling them into the story.

Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics

5. Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics

Essays come in many forms. In this lesson, you'll learn all about a narrative essay, from its basic definition to the key characteristics that make for an engaging and effective essay.

Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection

6. Narrative Techniques: Dialogue, Pacing, Description & Reflection

Here is a toolkit of techniques to engage your audience and keep them reading, including dialogue, pacing, description and reflection. Try some of these in your next narrative essay!

How Transitions Show Shifts, Sequence & Relationships in Your Writing

7. How Transitions Show Shifts, Sequence & Relationships in Your Writing

When you write just about any kind of paper, whether it's story writing or essay writing, use transitions to help your reader make connections and move easily through your paper. Here are some specific ways to use transitions.

How to Use Descriptive Details & Sensory Language in Your Writing

8. How to Use Descriptive Details & Sensory Language in Your Writing

When you write a narrative, you can draw your reader into your experiences by adding specific, concrete details to your storytelling. This lesson tells you exactly how to do it.

Concluding Your Narrative with Reflection

9. Concluding Your Narrative with Reflection

Sometimes, after telling a story in our narrative essays, we need a little something more in the conclusion to help the reader understand our meaning. Personal reflections do this.

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