Reading Comprehension for High School: Analyzing Text Structure

In this on-going class, students will develop and enhance their critical reading and analyzing skills through reading fiction and non-fiction texts.
Jaquita Rideau, M.Ed.
332 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 31 learners

45 minutes

per class

Twice per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Tue Jun 21

Meets Twice per week
Tu, Mo
8pm - 8:45pm

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Class Experience

Students will be able to:
1. Determine how text structures affect meaning
2. Recognize plot elements in short stories and analyze characters
3. Identify main ideas and specific details in an article
4. Relate headings back to the main idea of the passage
5. Notice signal words that determine cause and effect
6. Discuss cause and effect relationships in non-fiction texts
7. Gather information using captions and graphic organizers
8. Construct written responses that demonstrate grade-level skills of analysis
1. Students will be required to read assigned pages for homework.
2. Students will compose written responses for homework.
3. Students will not be required to read more than 5-7 pages for homework.
4. Homework will take approximately 1-2 hours each week. 
Sticky Notes
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learner progress is assessed through observations of class performance.
Learners will be assessed informally through feedback and low stakes assessments.
Learners will be assessed formally through written feedback each week. 
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
The teacher will provide reading sources. Each source will be available in PDF format for easy accessibility.


Jaquita Rideau, M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
Personalized Learning Specialist
332 total reviews
382 completed classes

About Me

Does your learner need help with reading comprehension and/or writing skills? Does your learner need ongoing support or the opportunity to review English grammar and conventions?

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