TExES Reading Specialist (151): Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Jim's daughter Kiana has mastered the skill of altering words by adding or taking away phonemes. An example that she told her dad was 'can' becoming 'tan' with the changing of /c/ to /t/. What level of phonological development is Kiana at?

Question 2 2. Mr. Peters is trying to see what phonological skills his class of kindergarteners need more help with. He has been asking his students to make one word out of the words that he mentions. For instance, 'school' and 'bag' would become 'schoolbag'. One of the students keeps saying one part of the word instead of the full new word. What would this be an example of?

Question 3 3. Cindy was given an eraser for doing her homework five nights in a row by her parents. She likes getting a new eraser from her parents, and it makes her want to continue to do her homework. What is this an example of?

Question 4 4. Mr. Merger practices negative reinforcement in his classroom to get his students to do work. What would be an example of something that he would do for negative reinforcement?

Question 5 5. Mrs. Prater is teaching her students important reading skills to help them better comprehend what they are reading. She is using the Before, During, and After reading technique in her classroom. Of the following examples, what would be considered as part of the During reading aspect?

Question 6 6. Mr. Preston has started to use graphic organizers in his lessons to help his students better organize their thoughts and also to remember the materials that they are learning. Which of the following lists of graphic organizers would be good to use when writing about characters?

Question 7 7. Mr. Albertson has noticed that one of his students, Ewan, has been reading words such as 'snack' as 'ssssnack' and is also reading 'red clown' as 'red cown'. What are the two articulation defects Ewan is exhibiting?

Question 8 8. Jimmy was placed into speech and language therapy a couple of years ago. This was because his parents realized that he was having hearing problems and took him to a doctor to get his hearing checked. Which type of language delay is Jimmy experiencing?

Question 9 9. Jimmy is in stage three of writing development. Out of the following examples of writing development, which fits the closest to a description of stage three?

Question 10 10. Jimmy's mother has been helping Jimmy by given him pencils, pens, crayons, and markers to experience what they feel like when he writes with them. Which of the stages of early writing is she helping him towards?

Question 11 11.

Use this conversation to answer the following question:


Teacher: Read the following sentence aloud: The boy walked to the store to buy a new toy.

Melinda: The boy walked to the store to buy a new boy.


Which of the following problems that children with dyslexia experience best describe what is happening with Melinda in the above example?

Question 12 12. Ms. Tens has asked her students to give a list of words that would be considered domain-specific words. Out of the following lists given by her students, which would be the most correct?

Question 13 13. Stephen has always benefited from creating songs to remember materials in classes. He has created songs to learn the bones in the body, created songs of Shakespeare's sonnets, and a song to remember the order of operations. Every time he is doing work, he is found humming along. He studies with music playing along in the background. What type of learning style is Stephen using?

Question 14 14. What out of the following syllable patterns is the most common, with more than half of English syllables being made up of them?

Question 15 15. Tina has started to take in complete sentences of three or four words and is able to answer simple questions that her parents are asking her. What stage of oral language development does Tina fall into?

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