Ch 19: Analyzing & Interpreting a Passage

About This Chapter

This chapter is designed to equip you with the tools and best practices for comprehending a passage and making educated responses based from your understanding. Our video lessons, taught by highly qualified instructors, are short, engaging and efficient in helping you improve your critical reading skills.

Analyzing & Interpreting a Passage - Chapter Summary

This chapter will vastly improve your ability to read and respond to short and longer nonfiction passages. After these lessons, you will be able to identify and convey key arguments and supporting structures in a passage efficiently. Our lessons are designed to improve your mastery of analysis and interpretation through lessons that cover:

  • Finding the main ideas of passages quickly and efficiently
  • Interpreting how ideas are formed in context
  • Identifying the meaning of words and phrases in context
  • Finding purpose in and draw conclusions from passages
  • Comparing and contrasting texts with similar and opposing ideas
  • How tone and perspective are used as persuasive tools in building an argument
  • Digesting information in order to restate and summarize critical information in your own words

Each lesson is accompanied by a self-check assessment to help you review your analysis and interpretation abilities. In addition to these self-assessment quizzes, the end-of-chapter exam will test your retention of everything you've learned from the entire chapter.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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