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In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What are some basic reading comprehension strategies?
- How is context used to determine the meaning of words?
- What are some reading strategies that use visualization?
- How does connotation differ from denotation?
- What is the difference between close reading and big picture reading?
1. Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension
Getting the gist, or point, of a written document is a skill. Learn the guidelines that help readers quickly grasp the gist of an essay and use this skill to improve reading comprehension and writing, too.
2. How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words
There are a number of techniques used to determine the meaning of words by examining them in the context of a sentence. Learn how to look for definitions and examples within the sentence, pay attention to synonyms and antonyms, and substitute unknown words.
3. What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning
Inference is a conclusion or opinion that is logically formed through observation, facts, reasoning and evidence. Learn about the meaning of inference, explore how to infer an intended meaning and understand how to practice making inferences.
4. Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure
There are reading strategies for constructing meaning in literature. Learn to use prior knowledge to understand content, employ context clues to determine word definitions, and explain word structure and how it helps to comprehend unfamiliar words.
5. Reading Strategies Using Visualization
Visualization is an effective reading strategy to support reading comprehension. This lesson will explore the definition, purpose, and benefits of visualization, as well as explain how to visualize while reading.
6. What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples
Connotation is a word's figurative meaning, while denotation is a word's literal meaning. Explore the definitions of connotation and denotation, as well as examples of each from literature.
7. Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage
In literature, mood is the feeling you get while reading a story, and tone is the author's attitude toward a subject. Learn more about how to identify mood and tone by looking at the setting, characters, details, and word choices.
8. What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?
The structure of a written story impacts the story's meaning. This lesson will define what is in a story, the framework of a story, and how the story is organized impacts the meaning of the story.
9. Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies
Examining literature with close-reading and big-picture reading techniques can aid in getting a firm grasp on understanding the text. Explore these two strategies and how they can be applied to many texts, including Shakespeare's 'Romero and Juliet.'
10. Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation
To interpret literature is to try and find the meaning or theme of the story. Discover how to use the text to guide your interpretation with key elements such as plot, characters, setting, symbols, and point of view.
11. Third Person Limited Narrator: Definition & Examples
Literature designed with a narrator who only knows the thoughts and feelings of the main character is called third person limited narrator. Learn about the definition, characteristics, and real-world examples of third person limited narrator.
12. What is a Text Feature? - Definition & Examples
A text feature is intended to enhance the audience's understanding through developing independent elements to literature away from the main text. Study more on the definition of text features and their various types.
13. Context Clue: Definition & Examples
A context clue is a phrase, or even a single word, that illuminates the author's intended meaning by providing context. See examples of how the main types of clues are used: direct definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and inferences.
14. Subplot: Definition & Examples
When there is a secondary storyline within the main story, it is known as a subplot. Understand the definition of a subplot, and examine three examples of subplots in three different genres.
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- Drama for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- The Writing Process for 10th Grade: Help and Review
- Using Source Materials in 10th Grade English: Help and Review
- Conventions in 10th Grade Writing - Usage: Help and Review
- Elements of 10th Grade Grammar: Help and Review
- 10th Grade Grammar Usage: Help and Review
- Punctuation in 10th Grade Writing: Help and Review
- Strategies for Reading Literary Nonfiction
- Characteristics of Major Literary Movements