Teaching Decoding Reading Strategies Video


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What is decoding?

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1. What is phonemic awareness?

2. What are semantic clues?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Decoding is a tool students often use in the classroom, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test you on its definition, as well as various concepts and strategies associated with decoding.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions and/or examples of:

  • Decoding
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Semantic Clues
  • Word Families
  • High Frequency Words

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about concepts and strategies for teaching students decoding from the related decoding lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as phonemic awareness and semantic clues
  • Information recall - access the pedagogical knowledge you've gained regarding methods for teaching decoding, such as the meaning and examples of word families and high frequency words

Additional Learning

To learn further about decoding, check out the corresponding lesson on Teaching Students Decoding in Reading. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines comprehension
  • Explains decoding
  • Outlines various methods for teaching decoding that focus on phonemic awareness, chunks and word families, semantic clues, visual clues and high frequency words
  • Defines scaffolds