Ch 9: MTEL Middle School Humanities: World Literature

About This Chapter

Look over this chapter to learn more about world literature as you prepare for the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam. By studying these lessons, you should gain a firm understanding of types of world literature about which the exam may test you.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: World Literature - Chapter Summary

This chapter serves to explain types of world literature to help you prepare for any pertinent questions on the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam. These lessons will address topics including:

  • World mythology
  • Folk literature
  • Genres and themes in world literature

These lessons were developed by a literature expert, but if you have any questions as you progress through the chapter, you may reach out to our specialists for assistance. You will have the opportunity to practice utilizing your knowledge after you finish each lesson by taking the short, multiple-choice self-assessments.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: World Literature - Chapter Objectives

Part of the process of attaining your license to teach humanities courses to middle school students in Massachusetts is to pass the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam. This test assesses your knowledge of six main subareas, with 25% of the exam focused on literature and language. One of the objectives of this subarea is to demonstrate and understanding of different types of literature throughout the world, for which this chapter should adequately prepare you.

By carefully studying the content of these lessons, you should be exposed to the basics of world literature enough to be able to answer any pertinent questions on the exam. Also, taking the multiple-choice assessments at the end of each lesson will let you practice answering questions in the same manner as on the exam.

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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