Ch 9: MTLE Basic Skills: Summarizing & Interpreting Information

About This Chapter

Reinforce your knowledge of how to summarize and interpret information in written passages by working through the lessons in this chapter. As you prepare for the MTLE Basic Skills exam, apply this information to increase your chances of scoring well.

MTLE Basic Skills: Summarizing & Interpreting Information - Chapter Summary

Outlining, using charts and visuals to represent and organize information and other strategies come to life in these lessons on summarizing and interpreting information. Use this material to enhance and refresh your own expertise in this area. Then, you might give accurate answers to MTLE Basic Skills exam questions. The videos provide information in the areas shown below:

  • Organizing ideas into outline form
  • Definition and description of a summary
  • Analyzing and interpreting graphic information
  • Explanation and samples of graphic organizers

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5 Lessons in Chapter 9: MTLE Basic Skills: Summarizing & Interpreting Information
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How to Arrange Ideas in a Reading Selection in an Outline

1. How to Arrange Ideas in a Reading Selection in an Outline

Organizing ideas presented in a reading selection can seem like a tricky task. But, in this lesson, we'll discuss how to do this effectively and why it is an important skill to master.

What is a Summary? - Definition & Concept

2. What is a Summary? - Definition & Concept

In this lesson you'll learn what summaries are and how they differ from other forms of condensed writing. You'll also be shown an example of a summary, and what should and should not be included in a summary paragraph.

How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text

3. How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text

In this lesson, we explore graphic information in texts. We will take a look at the types of graphics often seen in nonfiction, learn how to analyze them, and see how they contribute to the texts' information.

Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

4. Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, delve into the world of graphic organizers and gain an understanding of the definition and varieties. You'll also view examples of how they can be applied to foster a myriad of educational objectives.

Organizing Information With Outlines & Text Mapping

5. Organizing Information With Outlines & Text Mapping

If you need assistance when it comes to reading and writing development, this lesson will come in handy. We will go over how and why to use outlines and text mapping in order to organize information for improved writing. Read on to learn more.

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