Using Reading Materials to Build Vocabulary


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What method might you use if you want to increase your vocabulary in a specific area?

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1. When you encounter an unfamiliar word in your reading, how should you initially figure out the definition?

2. Why is it beneficial to read from different genres?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about how to improve vocabulary with reading materials via these resources. Topics on the quiz will cover certain areas like how to learn new words and what to do when you come across words in your reading that you might not know.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine how well you can:

  • Identify the advantage of reading different genres of books
  • Assess focused repetition
  • Define a working vocabulary

Skills Practiced

Practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on improving vocabulary with reading materials
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding working vocabulary
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding methods for increasing your vocabulary and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject from the lesson entitled Using Reading Materials to Build Vocabulary. The lesson will teach you about the following:

  • Quantity and variety in vocabulary words
  • Different ways of reading/learning new words
  • Remembering the meanings of tougher words