GACE English: Reading Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A student finds herself constantly trying to figure out what the author meant when she reads sections of her textbook. Which of the following is NOT a way to improve her reading for the gist of the section?

Question 2 2. Where does bottom-up processing begin?

Question 3 3. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 4 4. Attention is the ability to focus on specific information. Which of the following is mentioned as an important component of attention?

Question 5 5. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

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Question 6 6. Mr. Jones wants to incorporate an authentic activity to teach his students how to recognize maple trees. Which of the following is his best option?

Question 7 7. In step 3, you are advised to try to provide a summary of the piece to an individual unfamiliar with the writing. How would you explain the piece in this final challenge?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of bottom-up processing? (Check all the apply)

Question 9 9. Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. Multitasking may _____.

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Question 11 11. Selective attention involves _____.

Question 12 12. Bottom-up processing is one of two kinds of processing. The other is called:

Question 13 13. What type of processing most frequently occurs in our bodies?

Question 14 14. Sam is a top-down processor. In selecting a restaurant for date night, he will likely consider all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 15 15. Donna received her marked essay draft from her classmate. He had circled each incorrect verb and explained the grammar rules to her. This student to student feedback is an example of _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an example of hands-on instruction?

Question 17 17. You coach a basketball team, and one of your players asks you if he's shooting the ball correctly. You model the correct form and explain the technique to him. This is an example of _____.

Question 18 18. Sarah is a bottom-up processor. In deciding which soccer league to enroll her son in, she will likely consider all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 19 19. Bottom-up processing is good for:

Question 20 20. In which of the following ways does getting the gist guide you through the process of reading?

GACE English: Reading Strategies 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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