Ch 2: Style & Tone in Writing

About This Chapter

How to find and interpret information from factual texts are the major topics addressed in this short chapter. You can use these video and text lessons to help you review material you might need to know for English class or grade assessment exams.

Style & Tone in Writing - Chapter Summary

The intent of this chapter is to help you develop a deeper understanding of author tone and writing styles presented in factual texts. You will review short lessons that cover point of view, persuasive writing, text features and information gathering techniques. After you have completed your review of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Describe how to find persuasive and instructional information from factual texts
  • List text features that enhance readers' experiences
  • Define and provide examples of writing style
  • Evaluate an author's point of view in order to develop your own opinions
  • Understand and compare tone in two persuasive writing passages

Access lessons at any time, from any device, and review them as often as needed to demonstrate a full grasp of this material. Contact instructors with any lesson-specific questions and take self-assessment quizzes that will help you determine your level of knowledge and your readiness in moving on to the next topic. Keep track of your progress through each lesson of this chapter using your Dashboard.

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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