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NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction - WEST (104): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. To boost the decoding ability in students so that they can translate print into sounds when reading and become good spellers, a teacher needs to focus on this essential ability:

Question 2 2. A jigsaw or bingo activity is a fun and effective way for your students to learn:

Question 3 3. When your students read, they keep confusing the meaning of words like 'produce, desert, fine' as they can have different meanings. To help your students, you need to teach them about:

Question 4 4. To develop literary response skills in your students, you want them to be able to compare and contrast traits in different characters of a book. Your students can do this by creating a:

Question 5 5. Evelyn plans lots of activities that target rhythm, rhyme, rime identification, phoneme isolation, blending, and segmenting words. What skills is Evelyn trying to develop in students?

Question 6 6. Imagine you have a mix of students in your class. You have a group of really strong readers and you also have a group of students who need a lot of assistance. How can you assist the weaker group without neglecting the strong readers?

Question 7 7. Imagine you want to set up a classroom library. Which of these represents the ideal type of books you would have?

Question 8 8. Evelyn has a few nonnative speakers of English in her class. Aside from phonemic awareness and phonics, what does Evelyn need to add while teaching the alphabetic principle and reading to those students?

Question 9 9. To create print awareness in her first-grade students, Evelyn applies lap reading in class. This type of reading involves:

Question 10 10. The PAR, KWL, and Anticipation Guide strategies are very helpful for reading in the following area:

Question 11 11. The most effective way to teach vocabulary to students is:

Question 12 12. Your students' reading sessions begin to slow down because there are lots of words your students do not know. What strategy can your students apply in order to read independently and get the meaning of new words?

Question 13 13. Determination of an author's purpose, separating facts from opinions, and evaluating the author's claims are all strategies for close reading of the following type of texts:

Question 14 14. Aside from adjusting the content and assessment methods, which of these is an aspect of differentiated instruction in reading?

Question 15 15. You want your students to practice analyzing graphic information within a text. To do this, you use a text that includes the following graphic information:

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NES Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction - WEST (104): Practice & Study Guide Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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