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Course SummaryTake Analyzing & Interpreting Literature for Teachers to earn 3 college credits to apply towards your licensure renewal requirements. Learn with fun and engaging literature video lessons that you can watch around your teaching schedule.
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- Comprehensive test covering all topics
- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
How It Works
Earn professional development credits to renew your English teaching license with Analyzing and Interpreting Literature for Teachers. Brush up on literature topics so you can better teach writing, reading, English and other related subjects. Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. You can complete this course in about one week - perfect for teachers who need to earn literature credits in a hurry!
- Watch engaging video lessons about essay writing and comprehension.
- Check your knowledge of things like grammar and language usage with practice quizzes and exams.
- Ask clarification questions from our expert literature instructors.
- Earn three college credits by taking the CLEP Analyzing and Interpreting Literature exam.
Always check with your school district or state Department of Education to ensure that the course credits will be accepted before beginning the course. CLEP credits are accepted by over 2,900 schools and directly by many state departments of education.
Who's It For?
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature for Teachers is ideal for teachers looking to earn credits to use towards licensure renewal. The flexible, self-paced format makes it easy to fit your studies into a busy schedule. The course is fully online, so you can study anytime, anywhere. This course also benefits:
- English teachers who want to brush up on literature
- Teachers who want to incorporate engaging literature videos into their instruction
- Teachers planning an analyzing and interpreting literature unit or course
- Aspiring English teachers
Why It Works
- Fun and Engaging: Animations and interesting examples make analyzing and interpreting literature easy to learn.
- Expert Instructors: Expert literature instructors break difficult concepts down so they are easy to remember.
- Practice Makes Perfect: Quizzes and practice exams let you review literature terminology and key concepts and track what you've mastered.
- Quick and Flexible: Learn on your own schedule and on any device. You could earn literary analysis and interpretation credits in about one week.
- Access our full library of professional development courses for teachers, including English Literature for Teachers, Human and Cultural Geography for Teachers, and College Composition for Teachers.
- Find 10,000 engaging lessons that you can use in your classroom or assign out to students.
- Watch more lessons in English literature as well as music, biology, mathematics, and many other topics.
- Earn transferable college credit for dozens of courses.
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Course Plan for Earning Credit in About One Week
Follow this course plan if you want to complete Analyzing and Interpreting Literature for Teachers and be ready to earn transferable credit in one week. For each chapter assignment, take all of the lesson quizzes and the practice chapter exam at the end of each chapter. If you miss any questions, review the video lesson to master the concept.
|Day||Chapter||What You'll Learn|
|Day 1||Chapter 1||Interpreting Literature (inference, context clues and prior knowledge, visualization strategies, connotation and denotation, tone and mood in reading passages, writing structure, using text to guide literary interpretation)|
|Day 2||Chapter 2|
|Poetry Types (blank verse, free verse, narrative poems, odes, sonnets and elegies) |
Prose (foreshadowing to determine meaning, tone and mood, fiction types, fables and folklore, myths, epistolary writing, humorous writing)
|Day 3||Chapter 4||Dramatic Literature (drama periods and styles, dramatic movements and time periods, drama elements, tragedies, dramatic comedies and farce, futurism, melodrama, theaters of cruelty and the absurd, analysis of drama)|
|Day 4||Chapter 5|
|Literary Terms (metaphor, clichés and paradoxes, similes, irony, literary motifs, points of view, narrators, foreshadowing, allegory, catharsis, euphemisms, symbolism and imagery)|
Essay Writing Basics (types of essays, proofreading, logical fallacies, the essay prompt)
|Day 5||Final Exam||Take the practice final exam to see what you've mastered and make sure you are ready to earn credit for Analyzing and Interpreting Literature|
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