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Reading Strategies & Comprehension Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?

Question 2 2. What does it mean to interpret literature?

Question 3 3. When does the process of analyzing a text begin?

Question 4 4. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of learning to find the gist of a piece of text you are reading?

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Question 6 6. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 7 7. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a strategy for improving reading comprehension?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about idioms is FALSE?

Question 10 10. How did the idiom 'as happy as a clam' most likely originate?

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Question 11 11. What does the idiom 'pass the buck' mean?

Question 12 12. Which of the following phrases is not an idiom?

Question 13 13. Why is reading the section where the unknown word is a strategy?

Question 14 14. What strategy goes hand in hand with suffixes and prefixes?

Question 15 15. What type of relationship do vocabulary comprehension and reading comprehension have?

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Question 16 16. What is type of strategy is taking -ess off of ''goddess'' to understand the word?

Question 17 17. Which option is the proper definition of text reconstruction?

Question 18 18. How are text reconstruction and reading comprehension related?

Question 19 19. Your teacher asks you to read a short story and then summarize it in your own words. What type of reconstruction is this?

Question 20 20. Which term refers to deductions based on evidence and reasoning?

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Question 21 21. Drawing conclusions is:

Question 22 22. In order to draw conclusions, readers need to:

Question 23 23. Why is drawing conclusions an important skill for readers to learn?

Question 24 24. When teaching beginning readers to draw conclusions, it's important to guide them in the process by:

Question 25 25. What best defines the meaning of 'supporting details'?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an example of a piece of evidence that would be used as supporting evidence?

Question 27 27. Which of the following would be an example of a supporting detail?

Question 28 28. Which of the following best explains the meaning of 'the main idea'?

Question 29 29. What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?

Question 30 30. 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?

Reading Strategies & Comprehension Chapter Exam Instructions

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