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Foundations of Reading Test - NES for Wisconsin: Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Mr. Stark is having a student read a passage and then retell everything that she remembers about the passage after reading. What component of reading is Mr. Stark assessing?

Question 2 2. What is a phoneme?

Question 3 3. There are three different levels of understanding when it comes to reading comprehension. These levels are _____.

Question 4 4. Jeffrey wants to show his teacher that he knows how to implement active reading strategies. What is something that he can do to demonstrate this skill?

Question 5 5. How does schema affect reading comprehension?

Question 6 6. A young child, who has not yet learned to read, is able to read familiar signs and logos that he sees in his neighborhood and around his house. This child is demonstrating _____.

Question 7 7. A young child who has not yet learned to read likes to listen to stories. She and her mother sit side by side while her mother reads and traces the text with her finger. During this process the child learns directionality of print, spacing, and the alphabetic principle. What first step of the reading process is being demonstrated in this example?

Question 8 8. Ms. Farrell, a third-grade teacher, explained to her students that word parts can be added to the beginning of root words in order to change the meaning of the word. Ms. Farrell is teaching her students about _____.

Question 9 9. A second-grade teacher is designing a word study activity for his students. His students will learn that some words have different meanings even though they are spelled the same, like 'bat' or 'fine'. The teacher is teaching a lesson on _____.

Question 10 10. What is the difference between a consonant digraph and a blend?

Question 11 11. A reading teacher is designing a lesson to help beginning readers practice their decoding skills. She hangs a poster that shows groups of words that end in the same sound, such as 'cat, rat, bat' and 'big, pig, wig'. This teacher is using _____ to help the students chunk words into smaller parts.

Question 12 12. Mr. Smead, a fourth-grade teacher, projected a text on the screen to read with his class. While reading, he modeled how to pay very close attention to all of the words and the ideas presented in the text. As he read the text aloud, he annotated the text and reread parts that were especially difficult to comprehend. In this lesson, Mr. Smead was modeling how to _____.

Question 13 13. Mrs. Conrad, a third-grade teacher, designed a comprehension mini-lesson for her class in which she modeled how readers sometimes make a guess about what is happening in a text based on clues found in the text. What comprehension strategy is she addressing?

Question 14 14. Select the choice that explains what the whole language approach to reading philosophy looks like.

Question 15 15. A third-grade teacher is noticing that one of his students is having trouble decoding longer words. When faced with a longer word, the student replaces the word with an incorrect word that does not make sense given the meaning of the text. Select a strategy below that would best help this student.

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