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NMTA Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction (104): Practice & Study Guide

Updated September 24, 2022

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Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Video  Take Quiz
Making Text-to-Text Connections Between Written Works Video  Take Quiz
Literal Language: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Video  Take Quiz
How to Evaluate Reasoning Video  Take Quiz
Close Reading: Strategies & Techniques Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Prior Knowledge: Definition & Theory Video  Take Quiz
Citing Textual Evidence to Support Analysis Video  Take Quiz
How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Reading Comprehension Video  Take Quiz
Story Sequencing: Activities & Games Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Class Discussion: Activities & Ideas Video  Take Quiz
How to Teach Reading Comprehension Video  Take Quiz
Developing Literary Response Skills Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Reciprocal Teaching: Strategies, Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
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Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text Video  Take Quiz
Reading Comprehension: Literal, Inferential & Evaluative Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Close Reading of Expository Texts Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Adjusting Reading Rate Based on Different Factors Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Different Strategies to Support Effective Reading Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Discussing Informational Texts to Aid Comprehension Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Determining the Sequence of Events or Steps in a Reading Selection Video  Take Quiz
How to Recognize Gaps & Inconsistencies in a Text Video  Take Quiz
Growing Expository Response Skills: Activities & Examples Text Lesson  Take Quiz
What is a Text Feature? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text Video  Take Quiz
Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Reference Book Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Reading Comprehension of Print & Electronic Texts Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction in Reading Video  Take Quiz
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The Importance of Assessment in Education Video  Take Quiz
Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Use and Misuse of Assessments in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations Video  Take Quiz
Standardized Tests in Education: Advantages and Disadvantages Video  Take Quiz
Using Cloze for Assessment Video  Take Quiz
Methods for Determining Students' Reading Level Video  Take Quiz
Leveling Texts: Pros & Cons, Implementation & Best Practices Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials Video  Take Quiz
How to Assess Student Research & Study Skills Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Assessment Techniques for Reading Comprehension Video  Take Quiz
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Setting Up a Classroom Library: Organization & Ideas Video  Take Quiz
Peer-Assisted Strategies for Learning Literacy Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Independent Reading: Definition & Activities Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Using Technology for Literacy Development Video  Take Quiz
Using an Interactive Reading Model for Instruction Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Using the Phonics Approach to Reading Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Motivating Students to Read Video  Take Quiz
Applying the Cloze Procedure to Reading Passages Video  Take Quiz
Transactional Strategy Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Literacy Strategies for Teachers Video  Take Quiz
The Whole Language Approach to Reading Video  Take Quiz
Teaching Visual Literacy Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Reading & Writing to Diverse Learners Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Promoting Parent Involvement in Student Literacy Video  Take Quiz

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