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MTTC English: Eliciting Student Responses to Texts - Chapter Summary
Strengthen your ability to elicit student responses to texts by reviewing the entertaining text and video lessons in this chapter. The lessons help you study for the MTTC English assessment by ensuring you're ready to address the following:
- Understanding how to develop curriculum within various written texts
- Describing the benefits of journal writing
- Explaining how to compare texts to personal experience
- Detailing ways to use prior knowledge to make predictions while reading
This chapter offers a unique learning advantage by allowing you to review the lessons in any sequence and as often as necessary to fully absorb the materials. Instructors are experts in their subject areas, providing you with detailed insight into lesson topics, while ensuring the videos are visually entertaining.
Objectives of the MTTC English: Eliciting Student Responses to Texts Chapter
The MTTC English assessment is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions that address topics broken into four subareas. The topics covered in this chapter on eliciting student responses to texts are found in the skills and process subarea, which constitutes approximately 24% of the total test.
Use the video and text lessons to increase your chances of getting a passing score of 220, which enables you to add an English endorsement to your Michigan teaching certificate and educate students on this subject at the middle grades or secondary level. Any questions about lesson topics can be submitted to experts, who are ready to assist.
1. Developing Curriculum with Various Written Texts
English class doesn't have to be about fiction only. There are multiple writing forms that can be incorporated into all English lessons and units. In this lesson, we will examine the uses of a variety of written forms to help students make connections across the curriculum.
2. Journal Writing: Benefits, Examples & Prompts
In this lesson, you'll discover the benefits of journal writing, including increased writing output. Keep listening and watching to find out how journal writing can improve your critical inquiry, formal essay writing and reflective thinking skills.
3. Comparing Texts to Personal Experience
Each reader brings individual opinions, beliefs, and experiences to the reading of a text. Understanding this dynamic can help you enjoy and learn from the books you read.
4. Using Prior Knowledge to Make Predictions While Reading
Skilled readers make predictions and connect what they already know to what they're reading. In this lesson you'll learn how to activate your prior knowledge in order to make predictions about a reading selection.
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Other chapters within the MTTC English (002): Practice & Study Guide course
- MTTC English: Integrated Language Arts
- MTTC English: Development of the English Language
- MTTC English: Language Acquisition & Development
- MTTC English: Listening & Communication Strategies
- MTTC English: Literary Forms & Genres
- MTTC English: Literary Elements
- MTTC English: Types of Poetry
- MTTC English: Forms of Nonfiction
- MTTC English: Benefits of Studying Literature
- MTTC English: Literature & Culture
- MTTC English: American Literature
- MTTC English: Transcendental, Realist & Naturalist Works
- MTTC English: Modernist Literature
- MTTC English: The Harlem Renaissance
- MTTC English: Contemporary Literature
- MTTC English: Analyzing American Literature
- MTTC English: Shakespeare & The Renaissance
- MTTC English: 17th & 18th Century Literature
- MTTC English: Romantic Literature
- MTTC English: Victorian Literature
- MTTC English: Modern Literature
- MTTC English: World Literature
- MTTC English: Literature for Children & Teens
- MTTC English: Literary Analysis
- MTTC English: Language Development
- MTTC English: Literary Devices
- MTTC English: Expository Writing
- MTTC English: Analytical Writing
- MTTC English: Persuasive Writing
- MTTC English: Narrative Writing
- MTTC English: The Writing Process
- MTTC English: The Revision Process
- MTTC English: Visual Communication
- MTTC English: Reading Strategies
- MTTC English: Critical Analysis of Texts
- MTTC English Flashcards