Ch 1: Reading and Understanding Essays in Literature: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Reading and Understanding Essays in Literature chapter of this SAT Literature Help and Review course is the simplest way to master reading and understanding essays. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of reading and understanding essays in literature for the SAT.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering SAT subject test in literature material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn literature concepts for the SAT. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding strategies for reading and understanding essays in literature
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn how to read and understand essays in literature for the SAT
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra literature learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Reading and Understanding Essays in Literature chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Reading and Understanding Essays in Literature chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about reading and understanding essays in literature. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a reading and understanding essays in literature unit of a standard SAT subject test in literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Getting the gist of an essay
  • Improving reading comprehension
  • Using context to determine the meaning of words
  • Determining the best audience for an essay
  • Editing essays by other writers

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