Assessment Techniques for Reading Comprehension


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which reading skill involves linking what one has read to aspects of one's personal life?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. Why is it a good idea to have students make predictions throughout the reading as well as before?

2. Indicating the author's purpose and theme in a selection shows which reading skill?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you see how much you know about reading assessment methods. You must be familiar with what skills are measured and what methods are used to determine the level of these skills in order to answer all quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You must be able to do the following when you use this assessment:

  • Identify the reading skill involving the linking of what one has read to aspects of one's personal life
  • Explain why it is important to have students make predictions before and while reading
  • Name the reading skill in which the author's purpose and theme in a selection is indicated
  • State which skill is measured by having students create character drawings or comic strips based on a reading selection
  • Select which skill involves making a judgment or forming an opinion of a reading selection

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the making of predictions while reading and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding judging or forming an opinion of a selection
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reading skills involving the linking of a reading to one's personal life and the creating of drawings to demonstrate understanding of a reading selection

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Assessment Techniques for Reading Comprehension to learn more about this topic. You will have the opportunity to review detailed information such as:

  • What is referred to by the term 'reading comprehension'
  • In what ways students can make predictions before reading a selection
  • How to assess a student's understanding of a selection's themes
  • Which skill is most difficult to assess