How a Student's Background Affects Reading Comprehension

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How efficient a student is at breaking down language into words and phonemes is referred to as what?

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1. Linguistics is the study of what?

2. How does cultural background play a different role than linguistics in a student's comprehension?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students' backgrounds can affect their reading comprehension, and you have the chance to gauge your knowledge of these effects by going through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll get to check your comprehension of:

  • What linguistics is
  • The term for how efficient a student is at breaking down language into words and phonemes
  • The meaning of comprehension
  • A term for a student's ability to map letters to sounds
  • The role of cultural background in a student's comprehension

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the role of cultural background compared to linguistics in a student's comprehension
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main topics, such as linguistics and comprehension
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a student's ability to map letters to sounds and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson titled How a Student's Background Affects Reading Comprehension. Doing so helps you review more topics like:

  • The meaning of cultural background
  • What student comprehension depends on
  • Why comprehension is important
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