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Ch 5: MTLE Elementary Education: Reading Comprehension

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to review the information and major theories behind the reading comprehension portion of the MTLE Elementary Education exam. The practice quizzes associated with each lesson will allow you to confirm how much you are learning about the chapter.

MTLE Elementary Education: Reading Comprehension- Chapter Summary

The engaging and quick video lessons that will present this chapter's information to you will give you an opportunity to test yourself on how much you know about the reading comprehension portion of the exam. The following topics will be covered in these lessons:

  • Terms literal, inferential and evaluative
  • Reading intervention
  • A guide to analyzing passages
  • Drawing conclusions and identifying the purpose
  • Making predictions and constructing meaning
  • Visualization
  • Listening and reading comprehension
  • Teaching reading

Solidify your comprehension of reading comprehension by watching the lesson's videos from your computer or mobile device. This allows you the convenience and flexibility to study whenever it is best for you. Also, you can quickly revisit any portion of the lessons by using the video tags.

MTLE Elementary Education: Reading Comprehension Objectives

The purpose of the MTLE Elementary Education exam is to ensure that an educator has the necessary knowledge and skills to teach children at the Elementary level in the state of Minnesota. A portion of this exam expects the teacher to know the major concepts about reading comprehension and how to successfully teach it to students.

The reading portion of the entire exam is found under subtest 1. There are 3 subtests in the MTLE Elementary Education exam. The reading portion makes up about 78% of the subtest 1 section. Specifically, the reading comprehension makes up a small portion of the reading area of subtest 1.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: MTLE Elementary Education: Reading Comprehension
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Reading Comprehension: Literal, Inferential & Evaluative

1. Reading Comprehension: Literal, Inferential & Evaluative

Reading comprehension involves three levels of understanding: literal meaning, inferential meaning, and evaluative meaning. This lesson will differentiate and define these three levels.

What Factors Help & Hinder Reading Comprehension?

2. What Factors Help & Hinder Reading Comprehension?

Being able to understand what we read is center to a solid reading program. What kinds of things help or hinder us from comprehending? This lesson will explain these factors and help you understand how they impact reading development.

How to Teach Reading Comprehension

3. How to Teach Reading Comprehension

Teaching reading comprehension requires instilling in the learner the use of several strategies and skills. This lesson will focus on cognitive skills and notation strategies that will enhance reading comprehension.

The Importance of Independent Reading for Developing Comprehension

4. The Importance of Independent Reading for Developing Comprehension

Teachers use many strategies and methods to teach students to understand what they read. This lesson defines independent reading, explains why it is an important part of comprehension acquisition, and shows how it fits into a literacy program.

Assessment Techniques for Reading Comprehension

5. Assessment Techniques for Reading Comprehension

Need to assess your students' reading ability? Not quite sure where to begin? This lesson describes several techniques reading teachers can use to assess students' reading comprehension.

Methods for Determining Students' Reading Level

6. Methods for Determining Students' Reading Level

Assessment is essential. All students are at different reading levels and abilities. Watch this video lesson to learn ways to assess the reading level of your students.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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