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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Assessing Reading Comprehension Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Exposing students to information about subject matter before reading is known as:

Question 2 2. How accurate should filled in words be when using a cloze procedure to test reading comprehension?

Question 3 3. Most accurately, metacognition can be defined as

Question 4 4. If you were creating a cloze passage to assess student knowledge of articles, what words should you delete in the passage?

Question 5 5. Having good use of metacognitive strategies would be an advantageous trait in an employee for every reason except

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Question 6 6. There are many important features of a text and skills that need to be taught to students. Which answer listed is the least important in reading comprehension?

Question 7 7. Which methods rely on a verbal response?

Question 8 8. During reading, what should teachers do to help students identify the main points?

Question 9 9. What is the cloze procedure?

Question 10 10. All of the following could be considered teaching metacognitive strategies except:

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Question 11 11. What two factors impact comprehension?

Question 12 12. In regards to main characters and the setting of a story, teachers should instruct students to make a _____ to the text.

Question 13 13. How is a formal assessment different from an informal assessment?

Question 14 14. Which is an example of being metacognitive?

Question 15 15. What does KWL stand for?

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Question 16 16. The goal of teaching metacognitive strategies is to

Question 17 17. Reading comprehension should focus on three areas. Which area is the least necessary regarding reading comprehension skills?

Question 18 18. Which activity involves inserting markers in the reading passage that makes students stop and answer questions at that point?

Question 19 19. What skills areas can the cloze procedure be used to assess?

Question 20 20. Ms. Jones is using a rubric to document student performance during an oral poem composition task. What kind of observational assessment is Ms. Jones conducting?

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Question 21 21. Teachers can support student reading by:

Question 22 22. Completing an anticipation guide is under what type of activity?

Question 23 23. Which method requires the student to explain the main concepts orally after having read the passage?

Question 24 24. The importance of the 'Read Aloud/Think Aloud' strategy is:

Question 25 25. Which activity involves looking at the reading selection from a different perspective?

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Question 26 26. Which method for assessing reading level involves using miscues to get the words per minute your student can read fluently?

Question 27 27. A teacher sees a student pretending to be the main character in a story he or she has just read, acting out the book's events perfectly from beginning to end. Afterward, the teacher makes some notes about the student's relaying of the story and files them in his or her portfolio. Has an assessment been conducted? If so, what type?

Question 28 28. What should teachers do with students who aren't motivated?

Question 29 29. Which reader factor is determined by the amount of knowledge a student brings to the classroom about a topic?

Question 30 30. How should a teacher instruct students with their thought process while reading?

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Assessing 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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