Community Resources for Reading Development


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Which of the following is NOT a good example of a content source using an interest-based model of literacy instruction?

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1. Which of the following suggestions about career day would be LEAST effective in making a connection between reading and popular career choices?

2. Which of the following examples does NOT illustrate an effective use of intergenerational involvement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and printable worksheet share examples of resources (including individuals, services and businesses) in the community that can help improve students' literacy. Each question on these assessments asks you to choose the answer that does not (or is least likely to) serve as an example of or represent the best use of these resources.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz and worksheet, you can check your grasp of the following:

  • Content sources for the interest-based model of literacy instruction
  • Career day suggestions for making connections between reading and popular career choices
  • Uses of intergenerational involvement
  • Businesses that could help bring the community into a teacher's reading curriculum
  • Social media sites for connecting isolated seniors to distant relatives

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding content sources that would or would not work well for the interest-based model of literacy instruction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about uses of intergenerational involvement and local businesses that could help bring the community into a teacher's reading curriculum
  • Reading comprehension - read and pull essential information from the accompanying lesson on community resources for reading development, like connecting reading to careers

Additional Learning

Accompanying this quiz and worksheet is a lesson called Community Resources for Reading Development. Review this lesson at your leisure to discover or improve your knowledge of the following:

  • Why the interest-based model was adopted in literacy education
  • Purpose of career day in schools
  • Where to look for community resources
  • How cosplay can aid in literacy education