Cognitive Benefits of Reading on Children


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Which of the following best describes cognitive skills?

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1. How does reading implicitly expand a student's vocabulary?

2. Children's literature contributes to a constructivist view of learning new content in all except which of the following ways?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Reading yields a lot of cognitive benefits to children. In order to see what you know about these benefits and cognitive skills, use the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments help check your understanding of:

  • How reading implicitly expands a student's vocabulary
  • A book that can help students relate to a lesson about space exploration
  • Question that can promote critical thinking skills while reading a book
  • Cognitive skills
  • How children's literature contributes to a constructivist view of learning new content

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on increased cognition from reading
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what cognitive skills include and interpret them correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an ideal book for helping students relate to a lesson about space exploration

Additional Learning

Complete the lesson called Cognitive Benefits of Reading on Children, learning more about:

  • The importance of cognitive skills
  • How books improve cognitive skills
  • Current trends in education