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Elementary ELA: Reading Comprehension Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. What is a story map?

Question 2 2. The simplest story maps focus on:

Question 3 3. When you analyze the structure of a work of fiction, you identify its:

Question 4 4. What is a work of fiction?

Question 5 5. When teachers do think-alouds, what do they always do?

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Question 6 6. Which is true of a think-aloud?

Question 7 7. What is an informational text?

Question 8 8. Why is chunking the text a good strategy for supporting comprehension of informational texts?

Question 9 9. Which of the following demonstrates a first-person point-of-view?

Question 10 10. What is the difference between a metaphor and simile?

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Question 11 11. Which level of reading comprehension must be developed before the others?

Question 12 12. Which level of reading comprehension is what actually happens in a story?

Question 13 13. Graphic organizers are:

Question 14 14. Which graphic organizer is NOT a tool for analyzing characterization?

Question 15 15. How should a teacher instruct students with their thought process while reading?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17.

Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet:


Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene

Question 18 18. Janet is focused on reading the first four lines of Romeo and Juliet. She is using a/an _____ reading strategy.

Question 19 19. What is reading comprehension?

Question 20 20. Which of the following reasons justifies the teaching of questioning techniques for reading comprehension?

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Question 21 21. Why is it a good idea to have students make predictions throughout the reading as well as before?

Question 22 22. Which reading skill involves linking what one has read to aspects of one's personal life?

Question 23 23. You set up a formal debate for your class. Half must argue that Rip Van Winkle is a lazy, no-good man who got what he deserved. The other half argues that he had a human flaw and deserved a better life. What technique is this?

Question 24 24. Which of the strategies can involve asking students for their opinions and then having other students agree or disagree with their peers?

Question 25 25. In what type of class can a story map used?

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Question 26 26. Which nonfiction structure or organizational pattern presents events in time?

Question 27 27. Why do teachers use think-alouds and three-minute pauses?

Question 28 28. Which strategy has students reading the title, headings, and subheadings of a text before reading the content?

Question 29 29. When an author in her own work refers to an event in another work, this is called a(n) _____.

Question 30 30. What is the ability to process and understand information we have read?

Elementary ELA: Reading Comprehension 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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