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Strategies & Skills for Literary Text - Chapter Summary
Get all of the necessary skills and strategies for reading literary texts by looking over the lessons found in this chapter. Each lesson is taught by an experienced instructor who will be sure to go over all information point-by-point so as to make these topics as clear as possible.
Studying these lessons will help you better understand what to look for when reading a literary text, as well as the specific ways in which you can develop your own point of view on what you have read. The lessons will also provide helpful points on bringing up these concepts in the classroom. Topics you will learn about include:
- How to form your point of view when responding to literature
- Strategies and activities for responding to literature
- Techniques and tools for motivating students
- ELA classroom technology
- How to create a classroom community of readers
Each lesson contains convenient tags that will help you locate the main points covered in each lesson. You can also find a transcript of every lesson in the chapter, which will be useful if you would like to read over these topics on your own time. Be sure to also take the practice quizzes and chapter exam to make sure that you have accurately understood these topics.
1. Responding to Literature: Forming Your Point of View
In order to form a supported point of view on a piece of literature, you must be able to analyze and synthesize. Watch this video lesson to learn a few ways to hone those skills.
2. Strategies & Activities for Responding to Literature
A piece of literature can be a daunting task for some students. This lesson gives a few strategies for having your students respond to literature in relatable and applicable ways.
3. Motivational Tools for Students: Techniques & Examples
In this lesson, we will explore the importance of student motivation and ways that teachers can motivate their students through tools like rewards, praise, and encouraging independence.
4. Technology in the ELA Classroom
Is it possible to keep every student in your ELA classroom engaged regardless of their learning level? Absolutely! This lesson is designed to define and describe technological applications that can help students in ELA.
5. How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension
Literature circles: Are they a waste of instruction time or a worthwhile opportunity for student growth? This lesson outlines some great benefits to using literature circles in your classroom.
6. Creating a Community of Readers in the Classroom
This lesson gives classroom teachers some tips for creating a classroom that supports a community of readers, including optimizing the physical space of the classroom, modeling reading habits, and implementing practices that encourage reading.
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