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Praxis Middle School ELA: Literary Genres- Chapter Summary
Gain more confidence on the Praxis Middle School ELA exam by watching these short and entertaining video lessons about various literary genres. The lessons cover:
- Genre types
- Literary forms
- Literary genres
- Non-fiction novels
After you have watched a video lesson or read the video transcript, you can work through the lesson quiz to test yourself on what you have just learned and studied. When you are ready, you can take the chapter test that will evaluate you on all of the lessons material. These resources can be used multiple times to ensure you are ready for the Praxis Middle School ELA exam.
1. What is Genre? - Definition & Types
Genre is a French word that means sort or style. It is often used to classify different types of art. In this lesson, we will define genre, learn why it's important and look at how genres evolve over time.
2. Literary Forms & Genres: How They Affect Meaning
In this lesson, we will explore literary forms and genres. We'll define these terms, look at examples of each, and see how they affect the meaning of the texts they characterize.
3. Literary Genres: Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn what is meant by the term genre. In addition, the main types of literary genres will be described, with examples given for each.
4. What Is Fiction? - Definition & Types
In this lesson, we will learn about fiction. We'll take a close look at its definitions and its types and explore the difference between literary and commercial fiction.
5. Non-Fiction as Literary Form: Definition and Examples
Although non-fiction might seem fairly straightforward, there are quite a few different genres within non-fiction that are easy to confuse. With this in mind, we'll consider the similarities and differences between biographies, autobiographies and memoirs, essays, and journalism.
6. Nonfiction Novel: Definition & Examples
Discover the genre that captures the drama of the novel, only with true life facts. This lesson describes the nonfiction literary genre, as well as genre techniques and famous examples.
7. Poetry as Literary Form: Overview and Examples
This lesson will introduce the formal qualities of poetry and the ways that it differs from prose. Among other things, we'll consider meter, rhyme schemes, stanzas, and popular poetic forms.
8. What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles
Ever wonder why we use the word 'drama' when referencing people who overreact to a situation? Discover the definition of drama, its different styles, and why your friends might belong on the stage in this overview of the dramatic genre.
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Other chapters within the Praxis Middle School English Language Arts (5047): Practice & Study Guide course
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- Praxis Middle School ELA: Influential Poets
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- Praxis Middle School ELA: Literary Subgenres
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Theme & Inference
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Literary Elements
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Word Choice in Literature
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Poetry & Poetic Devices
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Literacy Skills
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Informational Texts
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Rhetoric
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Language & Vocabulary
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Language & Syntax
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Language & Word Meaning
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Writing
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Writing for Research
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Speech
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Teaching Strategies
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Instructional Technology
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Differentiated Instruction
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Teaching Literacy
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Student Assessment
- Praxis Middle School ELA: Student Motivation & Reflection
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