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OAE Foundations of Reading (090): Study Guide & Practice Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which of the following students is effectively practicing phonemic isolation?

Question 2 2. Students in a lower-elementary class are discussing high-frequency words, including ''think,'' ''there,'' ''from,'' ''when,''and ''about.'' Words such as these are best taught outside of the scope of phonics because:

Question 3 3.

A student has been struggling with phonemic awareness skills since being in school for two years. What prediction might the teacher make about the student?

Question 4 4.

Which of the following occurs with a consonant blend?

Question 5 5.

Students in an elementary class are learning new concepts in history class. The teacher uses various approaches to helping students become acclimated to new concepts, such as exploration of vocabulary words through the PAR Method and a KWL chart. When would a teacher opt to use the PAR Method instead of the KWL chart?

Question 6 6.

Students are learning about words and phrases borrowed from other languages. They are introduced to the phrase esprit de corps. Which of the following question may be most effective in helping students to understand the meaning of the phrase?

Question 7 7.

Students read the following sequence of steps.


''To make pasta, you fill a pot with water. Place it on the stove and turn on the heat. Make sure the lid is on the pot. Wait for the water to bubble. Place the pasta into the boiling water. Stir the pasta randomly until it cooks.''


Which of the following most effectively describes the syntax of the sentences?

Question 8 8.

Students are having difficulty reading a passage within their science textbook. Prior to reading, they discussed vocabulary words and the overarching topic that was the focus of the passage. To help students continue to work on understanding the overall meaning of the passage, the teacher could do which of the following?

Question 9 9.

A second-grade student has been afraid of reading out loud and asked the teacher to refrain from calling on him to read in class. However, the teacher often calls on the student because he is often distracted during reading. When writing, the student has a difficult time spelling common words. To help the student improve, the teacher should consider which of the following?

Question 10 10.

Students are tasked with reading the following paragraph.


(1) While I awoke under the weather, I soon realized that I had long awaited this day. (2) I was getting a puppy. (3) Thus, I hurried out of bed and prepared the house. (4) By noon, I was at the shelter. (5) When I arrived, I walked to the desk and gave my name and information. (6) The receptionist asked, ''Are you here for Buddy?'' (7) I nodded. (8) She paused. (9) ''Um, well. Buddy was adopted yesterday.'' (10) I shrieked. (11) ''You must be pulling my leg!'' (12) The receptionist looked up and smiled. (13) ''I sure am; Buddy will be out in a moment.'' (14) Before I knew it, Buddy, my new buddy, was trotting down the hallway.


Which of the following sentence(s) include an idiomatic expression?

Question 11 11.

Students read the following:


''We went on our first walk through the new neighborhood with our dog. During the walk, we saw several golden retrievers. On the next day's walk, we saw even more golden retrievers. There must be a local golden retriever breeder in the neighborhood.''


This paragraph represents which of the following?

Question 12 12.

Students are given the following paragraph.


''The horse galloped down the lane. It was a sunny day, and the horse was tired. It stopped to take a breath. The horse trotted off, heading towards the barn where it would get a sugar cube and some water.''


To improve the sequencing of the passage, students should do which of the following?

Question 13 13.

Students read the following Aesop's fable, ''The Quack Toad.''


An old Toad once informed all his neighbors that he was a learned doctor. In fact he could cure anything. The Fox heard the news and hurried to see the Toad. He looked the Toad over very carefully. ''Mr. Toad,'' he said, ''I've been told that you cure anything! But just take a look at yourself, and then try some of your own medicine. If you can cure yourself of that blotchy skin and that rheumatic gait, someone might believe you. Otherwise, I should advise you to try some other profession.''


Which would be an inference that students might make about the fable?

Question 14 14.

How are Jean Piaget's concepts of adapting, assimilating, and accommodating associated with the whole language approach (WLA)?

Question 15 15.

Which of the following identifies why phase 2 of the transactional strategy for reading helps students develop comprehension skills?

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OAE Foundations of Reading (090): Study Guide & Practice Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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