Teaching Reading Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Can one informational text, such as a news article, contain more than one type of organizational structure? Explain why or why not.

Question 2 2. In order to avoid distracting sentences meant to merely engage readers rather than inform them about the topic being studied, readers need to be actively engaged with the text by:

Question 3 3. When readers are able to organize information from a text into a hierarchical structure, it shows...

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Jim is writing a news article about the causes of a local recession. What signal words is he most likely to use in his article?

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Question 6 6. When students make predictions before reading a text and while they read it, it's important that they explain...

Question 7 7. For visual learners, who learn well using illustrations, diagrams, and charts, what can be used to help them better understand and process information from a reading selection?

Question 8 8. If a scholarly journal article includes signal words, such as: 'then', 'later', and 'finally', what type of organizational structure is being used?

Question 9 9. One way to provide guided practice for making predictions as students read is to give them a three-column prediction list. This list can help students...

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. When an author organizes an informational text using the cause/effect structure, what should he or she focus on?

Question 12 12. Why is it important for readers to be able to identify the type of organizational structure used in an informational text?

Question 13 13. The cause and effect organizational structure is...

Question 14 14. Which topic below should be organized using the sequence of events structure?

Question 15 15. Predicting is...

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Question 16 16. In order to fully comprehend and retain the information covered in a reading selection, a reader should...

Question 17 17. Why is it important for readers to know how to arrange ideas from a reading selection in an outline?

Question 18 18. Which news article title hints at the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 19 19. Why is it important to be able to recognize signal words when reading an informational text that has the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 20 20. If you're taking a multiple-choice test, and you must choose a conclusion that can be drawn from a text, you should:

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Question 21 21. Students can apply ideas from a text to other situations in three ways:

Question 22 22. When teaching beginning readers to draw conclusions, it's important to guide them in the process by:

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. To encourage students to apply ideas from a text to other situations, we need to:

Question 25 25. Drawing conclusions is:

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Question 26 26. In an informational text that is organized using the sequential steps structure, each main section...

Question 27 27. When a sequential pattern of organization is used...

Question 28 28. In order to draw conclusions, readers need to:

Question 29 29. A teacher can model text-to-self connections that encourage students to apply ideas to different situations by using key phrases such as:

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

Teaching Reading Chapter Exam Instructions

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