About This Chapter
Who's it for?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering 10th grade English material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn 10th grade English. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to write responses to art or read and understand various media
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about reading and understanding in various media
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra English 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 in Various Media 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 in Various Media chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about reading and understanding in various media. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students will review:
In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- How do I find meaning in visual media?
- What are some ways of experiencing and interpreting the arts?
- How do I find meaning in performance art?
- How do I writing a response to an art form?
1. Finding Meaning in Visual Media: Strategies & Examples
You know how to read a book. But do you know how to 'read' a painting? In this lesson, you'll get some strategies for interpreting visual media like painting, sculpture, and photography.
2. Experiencing and Interpreting the Arts: Looking at Process & Product
In this lesson, we'll consider how your knowledge of art can help you better understand and enjoy it. We'll look at the way that an interpretation of art depends on knowing its context and the process behind it.
3. Understanding Performance Art: Finding the Thesis, Narrative & Meaning
Learn how to 'read' a performance the same way you would read a book or story. In this lesson, we'll discuss strategies for identifying thesis, narrative, and meaning in the performing arts.
4. How to Write in Response to Other Art Forms
In this lesson, we'll look at the similarities and differences between writing about literature and writing about other art forms. We'll consider some of the qualities of good responses and some approaches to take when writing a response.
5. Jack Davis: Biography & Poems
Jack Davis was an exceptional poet, but did you know that his work was inspired by his experiences as an aborigine living in Australia? In this lesson, you will learn about Jack Davis's life, activism, and poetry.
6. Paula Vogel: Biography & Plays
Paula Vogel, a highly influential feminist playwright, is known for addressing issues such as AIDS, domestic abuse, and female sexuality. She fights to change the way women are portrayed in theater.
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Other chapters within the 10th Grade English: Help and Review course
- Text Analysis and Close Reading for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- Developing as a Reader and Writer in 10th Grade English: Help and Review
- Literary Forms and Genres for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- Shakespeare for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- African American Writers: Help and Review
- British Fiction for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- American Prose for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- Ancient Literature for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- Introduction to Literary Criticism: Help and Review
- Drama for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- The Writing Process for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- Using Source Materials in 10th Grade English: Help and Review
- Conventions in 10th Grade Writing - Usage: Help and Review
- Elements of 10th Grade Grammar: Help and Review
- 10th Grade Grammar Usage: Help and Review
- Punctuation in 10th Grade Writing: Help and Review