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Reading Comprehension Instruction Strategy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Applying a concept or skill learned in one area to an experience in a different area is called what?

Question 2 2. What is a critical thinker?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 5 5. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

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Question 6 6. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 7 7. In an informational text that is organized using the sequential steps structure, each main section...

Question 8 8. Why is it important to know and look for signal words in an informational text that organizes information using a sequence of events or steps?

Question 9 9. Which strategy would you use to create a mental image of the text?

Question 10 10. Which of these would NOT be a valid reading strategy for reading comprehension?

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Question 11 11. When students make predictions before reading a text and while they read it, it's important that they explain...

Question 12 12. Predicting is...

Question 13 13. Teachers can support student reading by:

Question 14 14. Exposing students to information about subject matter before reading is known as:

Question 15 15. Nonfiction texts, such as news articles, scholarly journal articles, and readings from textbooks, are all considered expository texts. Authors of these informational texts organize their ideas by using basic organizational structures, such as:

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Question 16 16. If a scholarly journal article includes signal words, such as: 'then', 'later', and 'finally', what type of organizational structure is being used?

Question 17 17. Being able to identify the problem and solution structure helps readers better comprehend and remember the information covered in a reading selection because they have to:

Question 18 18. What are some of the signal words and phrases used to help the reader recognize that the problem and solution structure is being used in a text?

Question 19 19. The goal of teaching metacognitive strategies is to

Question 20 20. All of the following could be considered teaching metacognitive strategies except:

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Question 21 21.

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 22 22. Which approach may be adopted while aiming to provide a more valid explanation of a main idea and to demonstrate clear understanding of the main idea?

Question 23 23. Janine has to read a chapter per night of a novel for her English class. When should she use visualization as a reading strategy?

Question 24 24. What is visualization when reading?

Question 25 25. In which step should you create proof that shows your students have learned the material?

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

Question 27 27. Why are question/answer parking lots useful in teaching critical-thinking skills?

Question 28 28. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

Question 29 29. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 30 30. What are some of the signal words used to show that the sequence of events or steps structure is being used?

Reading Comprehension Instruction Strategy 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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