How to Teach Reading Comprehension


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There are many important features of a text and skills that need to be taught to students. Which answer listed is the least important in reading comprehension?

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1. Reading comprehension should focus on three areas. Which area is the least necessary regarding reading comprehension skills?

2. How should a teacher instruct students with their thought process while reading?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Reading comprehension is a skill that many students find difficult. These assessments can help you to identify what you have learned about teaching students reading comprehension. You will be tested on strategies that are used for reading comprehension and what skills students should use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can be used to assist you with:

  • Recalling when reading comprehension should be used
  • Recognizing the importance of various aspects of reading comprehension
  • Identifying strategies that can be used to improve students' reading comprehension levels
  • Recalling what students should be taught to do while reading

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on teaching reading comprehension
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how to grasp the main points of a text in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding strategies used for reading comprehension

Additional Learning

Would you like to learn additional information about how to increase students' reading comprehension? Then, take the opportunity to read over the accompanying lesson on Teaching Reading Comprehension. This lesson can help you:

  • Define reading comprehension
  • Identify and understand key strategies that can be used before, during, and after reading to increase reading comprehension levels