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PLACE Elementary Education: Reading Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

Question 2 2. What term is used for the words, phrases, and statements that support, define, or explain the main idea?

Question 3 3. When students make predictions before reading a text and while they read it, it's important that they explain...

Question 4 4. Predicting is an ongoing process that keeps the reader...

Question 5 5. In an informational text that is organized using the sequential steps structure, each main section...

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Question 6 6. In order to draw conclusions, readers need to:

Question 7 7.

Read the description and decide the author's purpose.

An article that argues an IPOD music player is better than a ZUNE.

Question 8 8. What is an anecdote?

Question 9 9. The root that means heat is _____.

Question 10 10. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

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Question 11 11. Why is drawing conclusions an important skill for readers to learn?

Question 12 12. What is decoding?

Question 13 13. What is author's purpose?

Question 14 14. What is an example of a word family?

Question 15 15. Predicting is...

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Question 16 16. What are some of the signal words used to show that the sequence of events or steps structure is being used?

Question 17 17. From the second a reader sees the title of a text, looks at a picture on the cover, or reads the first line, he or she is using...

Question 18 18. Which topic below should be organized using the sequence of events structure?

Question 19 19. What should be identified to better understand the main point of a piece of literature?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 21 21. What is critical thinking?

Question 22 22.

Read the passage below. Then determine which answer is the best example to illustrate the main idea through supporting details?

''The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'' by Aesop

One day a hungry wolf was wandering around, looking for his next meal. He stumbled upon a group of sheep. Before he made his attack, he noticed a shepherd with attack dogs. He plotted the whole day how he would find his way to the sheep without being caught. He saw in the distance sheep pelt, laying in a far away area. The wolf made his way to the pelt, placing it upon his own pelt. Shortly after, he walked over to where the sheep were. The wolf would trick sheep, one by one, to lead the sheep away from the others. Once alone, the wolf would eat the sheep. He continued doing this for weeks, enjoying good meals. Appearances can at times be deceptive.

Question 23 23. When a sequential pattern of organization is used...

Question 24 24. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 25 25. What are the three core skills involved in critical thinking?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 27 27. If you're taking a multiple-choice test, and you must choose a conclusion that can be drawn from a text, you should:

Question 28 28. The central idea or concept of the passage that the author wants to convey is known as the _____.

Question 29 29.

Read this description and decide the author's purpose.

A story about a family trying to stick together and survive through the Great Depression in the Midwest in the 1930s.

Question 30 30. The root that means govern is _____.

PLACE Elementary Education: Reading Strategies Chapter Exam Instructions

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