What Factors Help & Hinder Reading Comprehension?


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What two factors impact comprehension?

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

2. Which is an example of being metacognitive?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be asked about metacognition, student motivation, components that affect understanding, and the role a text's quality plays in comprehension.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to be assessed more specifically on:

  • The two main factors of comprehension
  • A factor impacted by a student's prior knowledge of a subject
  • An example of metacognition
  • A way in which teachers can help unmotivated students
  • What it is about text quality that influences comprehension

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reading comprehension
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about being metacognitive in a new way
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding motivating students and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Strengthen your grasp on reading comprehension's factors by reading our lesson, What Factors Help & Hinder Reading Comprehension? This lesson is going to include:

  • What reading comprehension is
  • Reading comprehension's primary factors
  • Anecdotal examples of reading comprehension's factors
  • Strategies for teaching these factors