How to Develop Prosody in Reading


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What is prosody in reading?

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1. What is one advantage to reader's theater?

2. Which of the following genres might be especially helpful for prosody?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet assessment tool to quickly determine what you know about prosody in reading. You must be familiar with what prosody in reading is and why it is important in order to successfully complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this assessment, you will measure your ability to do the following:

  • Define prosody in reading
  • Identify an advantage to reader's theater
  • Select the genre that would be especially helpful for prosody
  • Explain what students who need help with prosody should do
  • Note the reason for focusing on speaking with prosody

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what prosody in reading is
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what genre is helpful for prosody
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reader's theater and speaking with prosody

Additional Learning

Become more fluent in this topic by using the lesson titled How to Develop Prosody in Reading. Details you will review in this lesson include:

  • What the word 'decoding' means in relation to reading
  • How taking on a character's voice helps with prosody in reading
  • Why nursery rhymes and chants help with prosody in reading