Comparing Texts to Personal Experience

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Your childhood preferences for books or stories reflect your _____.

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1. The theory that supports individual responses to texts is called _____.

2. Groups of readers who react similarly to a particular text are called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are mobile-friendly resources that help check your knowledge of comparing texts to personal experience. Childhood preferences and groups of readers who react similarly to a text are some topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials, you can gauge your knowledge of:

  • A part of a person's beliefs that can make some texts seem offensive
  • How the events will seem when the novel has a protagonist that has similar personal experiences to the audience
  • What childhood preferences for books reflect
  • The theory that supports individual responses to texts
  • Term for a group of readers who react similarly to a particular text

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on relating text to personal experience
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what childhood preferences for books reflect
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why a person would get offended from a text because of their beliefs and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Comparing Texts to Personal Experience is a lesson you can use any time if you would like to review more about:

  • Examples of varying interpretations of a text
  • The relationship between childhood experiences and texts
  • How life experiences affect the interpretation of texts
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