About This Chapter
MTLE Business: Content Comprehension for Students - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter are available to help you review how students comprehend different types of content. You will also be able to examine the following topics:
- The definition of language
- The meaning of inference
- Teaching new vocabulary
- Using context to determine the meaning of words
- Information processing
- Memory and meta-cognition development in middle childhood
- Academic discourse
You can watch these short lessons and prepare for the MTLE Business exam on a computer, smartphone or tablet as your schedule allows. Every lesson is accompanied by a test transcript with key terms and concepts highlighted in bold print.
MTLE Business: Content Comprehension for Students Chapter Objectives
The MTLE Business exam is designed to assess your knowledge on different business and student-related topics to determine if you are ready to receive licensure as a Minnesota teacher. All of the topics that are in this chapter are part of subtest 2 on the exam. The section on career planning, student development and reading makes up 29% of subtest 2.
To ensure you are learning the right information for the exam, you can take advantage of the self-assessment quizzes. All of the questions on the exam are all multiple-choice. In order to answer them correctly, you will need to draw on the information and skills that you picked up from this chapter.
1. What Is Language?
Have you ever wondered how human language is constructed to form meaning? Why is language more complex than animal calls? In this lesson, we'll take a look at the basic units language and learn how meaning is formed.
2. How to Teach New Vocabulary
This lesson describes how to introduce a new vocabulary word and several sample activities for reinforcing the meanings of the terms. A short quiz follows the lesson.
3. How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words
With diligence and intrepid ingenuity, you can use context to ascertain the purport of a word. In other words, in this lesson, we'll find out how to use context to figure out what words mean.
4. What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning
In this lesson, we will define the terms inference and intended meaning. We will then discuss what steps to take when making inferences in literature.
5. Academic Discourse: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we cover the concept of academic discourse and how it varies from traditional communication. In addition to defining academic discourse, we provide examples of how it can be used properly as well as misused. A short quiz follows the lesson.
6. Information Processing: Encoding, Storage & Retrieval
How does your brain remember information and recall it later? In this lesson, you'll look at the steps your brain takes as it processes data from short-term memory and stores it as long-term memory.
7. What Are Cognitive Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Training
Children develop cognitive skills rapidly in the first few years of life and build on them progressively throughout grade school. In this lesson, you'll learn about three essential cognitive skills, as well as explore cognitive milestones from two to 12 years of age.
8. Attention, Memory, and Meta-Cognition Development in Middle Childhood
As kids grow and age, their intellectual (or cognitive) skills develop as well. Watch this lesson to find out more about cognitive development in childhood, including the relationship between attention and memory, and the skill of meta-cognition.
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- MTLE Business: Human Resources Management
- MTLE Business: Employment Laws
- MTLE Business: Group Skills & Behavior
- MTLE Business: Market Share & Financial Data
- MTLE Business: Commercial Transactions
- MTLE Business: Finance, Accounting & Information Analysis
- MTLE Business: Data Interpretation & Management
- MTLE Business: Taxation & Financial Calculations
- MTLE Business: Principles of Marketing
- MTLE Business: Product Development & Distribution
- MTLE Business: Court Systems & Government Regulations
- MTLE Business: Microeconomics & Macroeconomics
- MTLE Business: International Business
- MTLE Business: Using Information Systems
- MTLE Business: Information Technology & Communications
- MTLE Business: Career Development
- MTLE Business: Reading Instruction Strategies
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