Literature-Based Approaches to Reading


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Teaching reading through exposure to literature is called ____ instruction.

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1. In the literature-based approach, when all students in a classroom are reading a different book that they have individually chosen, it is called the ____ approach.

2. Having small groups of students read and discuss a single book is the trademark of the ____ approach, within literature-based reading.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Literature-based reading instruction is one of the many ways in which teachers can improve reading skills in their students. If you want to assess your knowledge of this approach, you can go through this quiz and worksheet and answer the questions contained there. The questions will assess specifically on different ways in which teachers can implement this approach.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Teaching through exposure to literature
  • Allowing students to chose and read individual books
  • Breaking students into different groups for reading
  • Having the whole class read one book
  • Combining different approaches in the classroom

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you can accurately recall the main points from the associated lesson on different ways to use literature in the classroom to improve reading skills
  • Reading comprehension - test your understanding of how reading can be used to implement reading skills in students, and the different strategies used to accomplish that
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you have gained on this subject to identify specific strategies for literature-based reading instruction based upon information given in the lessons

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject by reviewing the associated lesson called Literature-Based Approaches to Reading. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • How to use literature to improve reading skills
  • Individual vs. class reading
  • Reading groups
  • Integral learning approaches