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Teacher Strategies for Reading Comprehension Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which of the following ways does getting the gist guide you through the process of reading?

Question 2 2. Which of the following reasons justifies the teaching of questioning techniques for reading comprehension?

Question 3 3. What is reading comprehension?

Question 4 4. Which of the following best describes things that happen to people?

Question 5 5. Asking 'What else does this remind you of?' allows students to make ____ connections.

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

Question 7 7. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

Question 8 8. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

Question 9 9. In order to clarify the text, students may need to:

Question 10 10. At the beginning of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, we are given the information that the characters live in Verona. What basic part of comprehension does this information fulfill?

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Question 11 11. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

Question 12 12. What is reading comprehension?

Question 13 13. Which method asks students to write a topic sentence?

Question 14 14. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 15 15. What does response and analysis refer to?

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Question 16 16. What does it mean to synthesize?

Question 17 17. When a teacher asks students, 'What do you know about…,' they are likely trying to teach a ____ connection.

Question 18 18. Which is considered literature?

Question 19 19. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 20 20. ____ help(s) make students more engaged, and by extension, helps them pay more attention to what they are reading.

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Question 21 21. How do students analyze when summarizing?

Question 22 22. Linking two or more texts together is called a ____ connection.

Question 23 23. Questioning the text develops:

Question 24 24. When a student is reading a book and says, 'That makes me think about the president of the U.S.,' he is making a ____ connection.

Question 25 25. What is a good strategy for teaching pre-reading questioning?

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Question 26 26. Which is a skill used when note-taking or summarizing?

Question 27 27. Why is drawing conclusions an important skill for readers to learn?

Question 28 28. What is a good starting point for teaching generalization and synthesis?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Which of the following would a reader NOT do in the second phase in the literary analysis process?

Teacher Strategies for Reading Comprehension 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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