Strategies for Reading Comprehension


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Which strategy would you use to create a mental image of the text?

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1. What does it mean to make an inference?

2. Which reading comprehension strategy would help you sum up what the whole text is about?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Reading comprehension is one of the foundational aspects of education. Because of its importance, you should have a good idea of how to best understand what you read. The quiz questions in this assessment will go over some basic strategies for reading comprehension, such as creating mental images and making inferences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • How to make images of what you read
  • Drawing inferences from the text
  • Five main reading comprehension strategies
  • The most comprehensive strategy from the lesson
  • The basic definition of reading comprehension

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - recall the basic definition of reading comprehension and the different strategies discussed in the lesson
  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can accurately interpret the goals of each strategy and the ways in which those goals can be achieved
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to identify specific reading comprehension strategies based upon examples given in the questions

Additional Learning

To learn more about reading comprehension, review the corresponding lesson called Strategies for Reading Comprehension. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of reading comprehension
  • Asking questions about texts
  • Drawing connections
  • Inferences
  • Determining important information
  • Visualizing information