Read and Remember: Fiction
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Read and Remember: Fiction

Simple strategies to effectively read, analyze, and recall literature.
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5.0 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,205 students enrolled
Created by Sally White
Last updated 9/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to be an active reader.
  • Understand levels of reading and how to raise your level.
  • Identify types of conflict in literature.
  • Analyze plot and theme for any story.
  • Learn the best methods for taking and organizing notes on what you read.
  • Write a helpful review.
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Requirements
  • Students should have basic reading skills.
  • Be ready to have fun and challenge yourself!
Description

Are you tired of reading and rereading the same material only to forget what you've just read as soon as you close a book? In this course, I will teach you how to actively read and remember literature the first time you read a story. 

You will also learn how to determine your just-right reading level and increase it by challenging yourself to read more quickly without decreasing comprehension. I won't waste your time with speed-reading techniques that don't work, but I will give you strategies that will help you read faster and more effectively right away. 

I'll show you how to use the best note-taking methods for remembering literature, and give you tips on organizing your notes once you're finished. You will understand how to analyze conflict, elements of plot, theme, and more. You will even learn how to write a helpful review of a novel or story. 

I'm an experienced teacher and I promise not to bore you or waste your time. Life is short and we need to make the most of every second, especially when there is so much to learn! Once you understand how to read and remember literature, you'll open your mind to a wealth of knowledge and wisdom you can only get from great stories! Let's get started today!


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to effectively read, analyze, and recall elements of literature in novels or short stories.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:01
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Levels of Reading
1 Lecture 02:33
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Choosing a Story
1 Lecture 04:45
Choosing Your Story
04:45
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Conflict
1 Lecture 04:01
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Active Reading
1 Lecture 09:33
Active Reading
09:33
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Taking Notes
1 Lecture 09:22
Taking Notes
09:22
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Organizing Your Notes
1 Lecture 04:19
Organizing Your Notes
04:19
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Theme
1 Lecture 04:44
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Writing a Review
1 Lecture 08:57
Writing a Review
08:57
About the Instructor
Sally White
5.0 Average rating
3 Reviews
1,205 Students
1 Course
Reading Teacher, MS Ed

Sally White is a professional educator, with a Master's degree in Literacy. She currently teaches reading at a middle school in Nebraska, and has over twenty years of experience instructing middle school, high school, and adult education classes in English, language arts, reading, journalism, and drama. When she's not teaching, she's reading novels for enjoyment, writing books of her own, or spending time with her family and their dog. Her mission is to help others enjoy reading as much as she does.