Ch 19: PARCC ELA - Grade 9: Reasoning & Public Speaking

About This Chapter

Increase your knowledge of public speaking and reasoning characteristics. Use our video lessons and quizzes to prepare for these questions on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Grade 9 English Language Arts exam.

PARCC Grade 9 ELA: Reasoning and Public Speaking - Chapter Summary

Access the lessons in this chapter if you need a review of reasoning and public speaking topics to help you demonstrate proficiency in these topics at the grade 9 level. Take the opportunity to go over effective public speaking techniques, related theories and reasoning concepts prior to sitting for the PARCC ELA Grade 9 exam. A successful review of these lessons will be reflected by your ability to:

  • Differentiate between deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Explain the selective exposure theory and how it relates to public speaking
  • Define the terms ethos, pathos and logos and provide examples of each

You can choose to watch the visual lessons or print and study lesson transcripts. Other tools include a timeline feature for jumping to points on the video that address only those topics you need to review, and self-assessment quizzes that help you gauge what you have retained from the lessons. Quizzes can be re-taken as many times as needed to ensure your knowledge of this material.

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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