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Ch 32: MTEL English: Motivating Students to Read

About This Chapter

To prepare for the MTEL English exam you will need to review techniques for motivating students to read. This chapter will refresh your knowledge of different methods for motivating your students through careful instruction and examples.

MTEL English: Motivating Students to Read - Chapter Summary

Use these lessons to review numerous ways in which you can both teach and encourage your students to read. This chapter will present examples of motivating factors and explain methods for specific situations. The following topics will be covered in these lessons:

  • Types of motivators
  • Children's literature
  • Role of stories in literacy development
  • Tips for struggling readers

In order to use this chapter most effectively, read the full transcripts that accompany each brief video lesson. These lessons are directed by our subject-matter experts and provide you with the opportunity to test your comprehension with short self-assessment quizzes.

MTEL English: Motivating Students to Read - Chapter Objectives

The MTEL English test assesses your understanding of the English language as you attempt to attain your license to teach it. Roughly 12% of the test focuses on reading theory, instruction, and research. One of the main objectives within this domain is to demonstrate an understanding of reading instruction, the role of children's literature in this process, and how to motivate students to read. The content of this chapter's lessons relate directly to this objective and will strengthen your capabilities of answering any pertinent questions on the exam. Through viewing these video lessons and answering the questions on the practice quizzes, you will be well prepared for this portion of the MTEL English exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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