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Methods for Teaching Reading Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You are being interviewed for a teaching position in the Sunnydale school district and have been asked how technology can be a useful tool for students. Given what you have learned in this lesson, which of the following is the most ACCURATE and COMPLETE answer you can give?

Question 2 2. Samantha is a student and would like to use technology as a tool to assist her learning during the school year. Which of the following is the BEST example of how she can accomplish this goal?

Question 3 3. A fellow teacher tells you how technology has really cut down on the amount of teaching he has to do stating, 'Technology is great! Using technology in every lesson keeps the kids so occupied I barely have to teach!' Why should his comment automatically raise a red flag in your mind?

Question 4 4. Which activity involves inserting markers in the reading passage that makes students stop and answer questions at that point?

Question 5 5. Which activity involves looking at the reading selection from a different perspective?

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Question 6 6. What does KWL stand for?

Question 7 7. Mrs. Cook helps her 5th grade class develop the classroom rules and create a list of rewards and consequences for following or breaking class rules. Mrs. Cook is hoping to increase students' intrinsic motivation through the use of _____.

Question 8 8. Jason detests chemistry and is only taking the class because it is a requirement for admission to City University, where he desperately wants to go to college. Jason's reason for enrolling in chemistry is an example of _____ motivation.

Question 9 9. Mr. Roberts dresses up like George Washington during his lesson on presidents for his second grade class. Mr. Roberts is hoping to increase students' intrinsic motivation for history through the use of _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a characteristic of literary texts?

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Question 11 11. What is comprehension?

Question 12 12. What does it mean to preview vocabulary?

Question 13 13. Julie wants to use differentiated instruction in her classroom in order to meet the needs of all of her students. Which of the following is not a component of differentiated instruction?

Question 14 14. Before learning about differentiated instruction, a group of students were asked to guess the meaning of the term. The teacher received four responses. Analyze those responses and indicate which one best aligns with the concept of differentiated instruction.

Question 15 15. In differentiated instruction, the in-class and hands-on activities that are designed to enhance students' learning are called _____.

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Question 16 16. When the teacher chunks reading text, he or she:

Question 17 17. Which of the following best defines an English language learner (ELL) in the school setting?

Question 18 18. When students decode, they are:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT true about graphic organizers?

Question 20 20. ________ allow students to organize information ____, linearly, or in a cyclical fashion.

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Question 21 21. A type of compare/contrast organizer is:

Question 22 22. The ability to read and write is known as:

Question 23 23. Turning a spelling assignment into a process where a student is rewarded for completed tasks with prizes or other virtual rewards is an example of:

Question 24 24. The process of making a mundane task into a game-like activity is known as:

Question 25 25. What is the first step to planning reading lessons?

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Question 26 26. Which step for teaching reading includes creating a rubric?

Question 27 27. In which step should you create proof that shows your students have learned the material?

Question 28 28. 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 _____.

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.

Methods for Teaching Reading 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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