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TExMaT Master Reading Teacher: Content Analysis - Chapter Summary
Become re-acquainted with pertinent reading strategies and methodologies as you get ready to sit for the examination. This chapter includes online video lessons that stress the importance of speech- and article-analysis and note-taking skills. Review or learn more about three kinds of intelligence, and reinforce your knowledge of different kinds of propaganda. Watch these video lessons for help with answering TExMat Master Reading Teacher test questions on:
- Explaining Perkins' theory of intelligence
- Understanding note-taking strategies
- Identifying a speech's central idea
- Providing tips for developing main ideas
- Understanding the importance of writing structure
- Explaining omniscient narration as well as the first, second and third point of view
- Describing transitions and their applications in writing
- Identifying the elements of news articles and speeches
- Explaining cause and effect in written works, and understanding how to evaluate reason in articles and essays
Since the video lessons address all of these topics in detail, you can use them as study tools that prepare you to take the TExMaT Master Reading Teacher examination. The lessons can be watched from virtually anywhere so you can maintain your busy schedule. Experienced instructors will help you to recall concepts that you learned in college. If you have questions, feel free to submit them to the lesson instructors. You can also pause the lessons and use the video tags to watch a section again. Self-assessment lesson quizzes and a practice chapter examination are included.
1. Perkins' Theory of Learnable Intelligence
What is learnable intelligence? Find out in this lesson and learn to differentiate between the three types of intelligence described by David Perkins in his theory of learnable intelligence.
2. Improving your Note-taking Skills: Strategies for Mapping a Speech
When attending a speaking event, the tendency is to listen to what the speaker has to say. But it is equally important to take careful notes to determine the central idea of the speech.
3. Turning Your Topic into Main Points for Your Speech: Tips & Ideas
Once you have a topic in mind, it can sometimes be difficult to decide on main ideas. This lesson will show you brainstorming techniques to help when you get stuck in the speech writing process.
4. What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?
In this lesson, we will define the role of structure in literature. From there, we will look at the different ways to structure fiction and how it affects the meaning.
5. Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions
Learn how point of view, or the angle from which a story is told, impacts the narrative voice of a work of literature. Explore, through examples, how point of view can be limited, objective, or omniscient.
6. Point of View: First, Second & Third Person
Just who is telling this story? In this lesson, we'll look at point of view, or the perspective from which a work is told. We'll review first person, second person and third person points of view.
7. Navigating a Reading Passage with Transitions
In this lesson, you'll get some tips and advice for using transitional words or phrases to navigate a reading passage and find the main point. Then, you can practice yourself in the quiz.
8. Practice Analyzing and Interpreting an Article
When reading news articles, we often get caught up in the drama, but in order to analyze an article we need to look at it differently. In this lesson, we'll discuss exactly how to do that.
9. Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Speech
There are many famous speeches that are inspiring and memorable, but to effectively analyze a speech we need to look at it in a new way. In this lesson we'll discuss exactly how to do this.
10. How to Find Cause and Effect in a Reading Selection
Cause and effect structures can be used to describe how an action takes place. This lesson will discuss how to find this structure within a reading selection.
11. How to Evaluate Reasoning
Evaluating reasoning in an essay or article is an important step in critical analysis. Being able to judge if something is reasonable whether or not you agree with the argument will be our learning focus for this video.
12. Evaluating Reasoning in an Essay or Article
Being able to effectively evaluate reasoning can be helpful to you as you develop your own deductive and inductive reasoning skills and put those skills to work in persuasive essays. This lesson sheds some light on how to evaluate reasoning.
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