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Building Reading Comprehension & Literacy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which strategy is the most helpful in having students ask questions after reading?

Question 2 2. What is the ability to process and understand information we have read?

Question 3 3. Why is parental involvement important for literacy development?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true of inferential meaning?

Question 5 5. ____ help(s) make students more engaged, and by extension, helps them pay more attention to what they are reading.

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Question 6 6. How should a teacher instruct students with their thought process while reading?

Question 7 7. Struggling students can feel confused when reading because they are not able to apply which one of the following?

Question 8 8. What is motivation?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best describes things that happen to people?

Question 10 10. Research on reading tells us good readers _____.

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Question 11 11. Which learning hypothesis states that anxiety, no motivation and low confidence have a negative effect on learning?

Question 12 12. In regards to main characters and the setting of a story, teachers should instruct students to make a _____ to the text.

Question 13 13. Why might a cognitive psychologist be interested in schemas?

Question 14 14. Which of the following activities can parents use to help children's literacy development?

Question 15 15. Which approach to teaching reading to students with different cultures includes modifying the content and curriculum for an individual student?

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Question 16 16. Which level of reading comprehension must be developed before the others?

Question 17 17. From a schematic-theory perspective, which of the following best describes the reading process?

Question 18 18. What are the pragmatics of language?

Question 19 19. Which of these is not an appropriate question to help students think about what they are reading?

Question 20 20. What might happen at a reading party?

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Question 21 21. Reading comprehension should focus on three areas. Which area is the least necessary regarding reading comprehension skills?

Question 22 22. What is phonemic awareness?

Question 23 23. What is reading comprehension?

Question 24 24. There are many important features of a text and skills that need to be taught to students. Which answer listed is the least important in reading comprehension?

Question 25 25. The reading strategy that allows readers to make mental images is _____.

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Question 26 26. What is the best age for using poetry to promote enjoyment of language?

Question 27 27. During reading, what should teachers do to help students identify the main points?

Question 28 28. What strategy might be useful in the short term, but won't instill a lifelong motivation to read in students?

Question 29 29. What is reading comprehension?

Question 30 30. What would be an example of some components of a schema related to chess?

Building Reading Comprehension & Literacy Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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