Vocabulary Words & Reading Comprehension: Teaching Strategies


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What is the prefix in the word amorphous?

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1. What is the root in the word amorphous?

2. Which can not be a word map?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Educational instruction to increase vocabulary and reading comprehension is a vital part of a student's education, and this quiz and worksheet duo is designed to assess your knowledge about teaching vocab/reading comprehension. Some quiz questions break down a specific word to identify a word part and the word root.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, you will be tested on:

  • Identification of an affix
  • Games to teach vocabulary
  • Word maps

Skills Practiced

Evaluate your expertise at using these skills during completion of the worksheet/quiz combo:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about teaching vocabulary and reading comprehension from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding about teaching vocabulary to correctly identify a technique that is not considered a word map
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the importance of understanding word parts in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding games to teach vocabulary and reading comprehension and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, view the video lesson entitled Vocabulary Words & Reading Comprehension: Teaching Strategies. Key objectives met within the lesson include:

  • Understand the results of increased vocabulary
  • Define context clues
  • Know some real-world techniques to learn word parts and vocabulary
  • Identify small rewards that could be given for students/classes that increase vocabulary and reading comprehension
  • Learn the importance of practicing reading comprehension and vocabulary acquisition