ATI TEAS 7 ENGLISH STUDY GUIDE 2 (LATEST 2023)Reading Section:
Passages that you might have:
King Henry VII- Expository
The word infamous in the ... [Show More] passage means – Notorious
Social Media- Persuasive
It’s talking how now of days there’s a lot of news on the internet, which some are true and some are fakes. People just share them depends on how they feel about it.
It’s trying to get people to fact checking before just posting random information. (By Tamika Y.)
It’s talking about aliens, and an old man that got lost. (READ THE PASSAGE, Is on The GROUP :)
Greek Theater- Expository
The robbery passage (Dog and Humans are Best friend)- Persuasive
When it asks how would you rename this passage answer is (Jewel Thief on the Lose)
Frida Kahlo- Expository/ Informative
They will ask you to put her life in chronological order and the answer to that question is: First, she got hit by a train;
Next, she started drawing pictures of herself; Then, she married Diego. (Credit to Tamika Young for this)
Casino Passage- Persuasive
It’s trying to explain how is better to go to a Casino then buying a lottery ticket. Buying a lottery ticket, you have a lowest change of winning than going to a Casino and playing.
The Chili Recipe- Expository
Read carefully the Recipe and the questions.
One of the answers is to rinse the beans first.
Central Park Passage- Expository / Informative
All I remember is that it’s a famous park in New York.
The passage will ask you to put the sentences in chronological order. (By Tamika Y.)
Type of Passages:
Expository : Something you find in an academic journal, a recipe, etc. (Very technical) (Teach, Inform, or explain.) ● Technical : Is like following steps to complete something.
Narrative : Telling a story and entertain
Persuasive : Making you believe something or to do something.
Descriptive : Give physical details or provide unique characteristics
Most know this:
Author Purpose : His reason to write a specific topic.
Theme: The subject to talk, a piece of writing, a person thoughts.
Topic : that part of a sentence about which something is said. (a conversation) ● Main Idea : Is usually in the first sentence, overall idea of the paragraph.
Fact: Something that it can be prove is true. ● Opinion : A view or judgment.
Bia : Against something or someone.
Compare : two or more
Inform : Give facts
Entertain : Fiction
Express : Feelings
Stereotypes : A characteristics ascribed to groups of people involving gender, race, origin, etc.
Cause and Effect : The author describes a situation and then its effects.
Compare and Contrast : The author explores the similarities and differences between two or more things.
Chronological : The author list events in the order in which they happened.
Mood: Influences a reader emotional state in the piece. ● Tone : Describes the author’s attitude toward the topic.
To Respond to Questions, you Should know this:
Almanac : A book that gives you important dates such tidal waves, astronomical events, etc.
Thesaurus : A dictionary that has definitions, synonyms and antonyms.
Bibliography : A list of books, magazines, articles, etc.
Biography : Story of someone written by someone else.
Autobiography : Story of someone written by the same person.
Atlas : A book of maps or charts.
Appendix : A section or table at the end of the book.
Index: Reference in alphabetical order to where everything is in the book. ● Glossary : Alphabetical list of terms of words with definition. [Show Less]