Ch 12: Instructional Strategies for Literary & Text Analysis

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Review literary and text analysis teaching strategies with this useful study guide chapter. These lessons and quizzes can function as convenient test preparation resources and professional development tools.

Instructional Strategies for Literary & Text Analysis - Chapter Summary

This chapter examines a variety of instructional strategies for literary text analysis. You'll see how teachers can effectively teach students how to interpret textual evidence, analyze pieces of literature, identify main ideas and assess arguments. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Interpret an informational text by evaluating textual evidence
  • Teach students about literary comprehension, literary analysis and different types of texts
  • Use games and activities that help students assess a text's main idea and details
  • Analyze the effectiveness and validity of an argument

This chapter is accessible on any Internet-connected device, and it's available any time that fits your schedule. The bite-sized nature of these lessons helps you quickly move through the chapter and remember important literary analysis terms. To help you solidify your understanding of these concepts, we've included lesson quizzes and a comprehensive chapter exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 12: Instructional Strategies for Literary & Text Analysis
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Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text

1. Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text

In this lesson, we will explore informational texts. Along the way, we will discover a few tips to make reading this type of text easier, and we will pay special attention to textual evidence.

Teaching Literary Analysis & Comprehension

2. Teaching Literary Analysis & Comprehension

Learning how to analyze and comprehend literary texts is one of the most advanced and exciting aspects of reading instruction. This lesson explores how to get students on the path toward deep comprehension.

Teaching Various Text Types & Literary Analysis

3. Teaching Various Text Types & Literary Analysis

Teaching students about literary analysis requires a clear understanding of how texts differ and how various types of text can be approached. This lesson will provide a general pattern for helping students with the process of analyzing literature.

Main Idea & Details Games & Activities

4. Main Idea & Details Games & Activities

Students need to be able to extract the main idea and supporting details from a text. These classroom games and activities will help them learn how to do that.

How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity

5. How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity

In this lesson, we will learn how to analyze an argument. We will pay close attention to the parts of an argument and the questions we must ask about each of those parts in order to determine the argument's effectiveness and validity.

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