Recognizing text structure will help you be a better reader. Once you are familiar with the text’s organizational pattern, you can make predictions as you read and form a mental map. In this lesson, we cover eight elements or structure of literary text and five basic structures of expository text.
Knowing the eight common types of context clues will help you be a better reader and unlock the meaning of complex text. In this lesson, we look at the 8 types of context clues. Examples are given.
Poor readers lack knowledge of reading strategies that can help them comprehend text. In this lesson, we look at finding context clues in the paragraph and how reading ahead can help clarify the meaning of unknown words and concepts and increase comprehension. Examples are given.