Teaching Literary Analysis & Comprehension


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What is comprehension?

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1. What strategy helps primary students with comprehension?

2. What is a genre study?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination quiz and worksheet covers some basic concepts in teaching literary analysis and comprehension. Some of the information you'll be assessed on include comprehension strategies teachers can apply to primary and high school students.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test you on the following terms:

  • Comprehension
  • Genre study
  • Literary device

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related education lesson
  • Making connections - apply understanding of strategies of teaching reading to different grade levels
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as literary device and genre study

Additional Learning

To learn more on the topic, review the accompanying lesson, Teaching Literary Analysis & Comprehension. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Differentiate between reading comprehension and literary analysis
  • Understand the importance of students developing each of these skills
  • Learn strategies of teaching reading skills to younger students
  • Identify which stage strategies such as teaching literary devices are most appropriate
  • Determine ways to approach literature with high school readers