Selecting Textbooks for Literacy Instruction


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A book used as a standard work in a subject is called a _____.

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1. _____ textbooks or _____ readers integrate all four literacy skills into one book.

2. _____ textbooks focus on one area of literacy skills.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Choosing the correct textbook for literacy skills is the focus of this quiz and worksheet combo. The questions will ask you about the criteria for selecting books, as well as the category in which your textbooks will be placed for your curriculum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Literacy skills in textbooks
  • Criteria for selecting textbooks
  • What to look for when choosing a basal reader

Skills Practiced

By using the quiz and worksheet, you will be practicing these skills:

  • Defining key concepts - illustrate your understanding of the types of textbook selections
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about points to consider when selecting supplemental textbooks
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer quiz questions regarding textbook choices

Additional Learning

To find more about these topics, head on over to the lesson titled Selecting Textbooks for Literacy Instruction. The video will help you with the following objectives:

  • List the four major literacy skills
  • See examples of different criteria for textbook selection
  • Understand how to prioritize the criteria
  • Witness the importance of visuals and the appropriate complexity of a book
  • Learn how to recognize supportive teaching materials