What is Active Reading? - Definition & Strategies - Quiz & Worksheet


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When students make predictions, they are:

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1. Questioning the text develops:

2. In order to clarify the text, students may need to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet, students will be asked questions about the many strategies for active reading. You'll want to know what the various approaches involve and when to use them to do well on the assessment. Are you up to the challenge?

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to do well on this quiz/worksheet should familiarize themselves with the following reading strategies and associated vocabulary terms:

  • Read aloud/think aloud
  • Making predictions
  • Questioning
  • Clarifying
  • Summarizing

Skills Practiced

If you take this quiz/worksheet, you will be practicing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - pull the most important information from the related lesson on strategies for active reading
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define words associated with this lesson, such as clarify and summarize
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between the strategies, and when it is best to use each of them
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the strategies to identify examples of each

Additional Learning

Students who want to know more should take a peek at the accompanying lesson on Strategies for Active Reading. It will help students meet the following goals and objectives:

  • Define active reading
  • Identify the strategies for effective active reading
  • Distinguish between the various approaches
  • Understand when to use each of the strategies
  • Learn why it is important to use these methods
  • Know the significance of higher order questions