Reading Comprehension: Word Maps & Dictionaries


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Which of these is NOT commonly included on a word map?

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1. Which term best describes the type of learning involved with a word map?

2. What is the term for the words at the top of the dictionary page that show the range of words on a page?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Demonstrate your awareness of tools used to help students increase their vocabulary and reading comprehension skills with this quiz/worksheet assessment. You will be quizzed on both word maps and dictionary usage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using this quiz and worksheet combo will measure your knowledge of:

  • What is and is not included on a word map
  • The term used to describe the type of learning offered by a word map
  • What the words appearing at the top of each page of the dictionary are called
  • Something students should do after looking up a word in the dictionary
  • Techniques for further encouraging word usage

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as things found on a word map
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways in which word usage can be encouraged
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to explain what students can do once they have looked up a word in the dictionary

Additional Learning

To further comprehend this subject, you can study the details offered in the lesson titled Reading Comprehension: Word Maps & Dictionaries. This lesson covers the following information:

  • What a dictionary might offer in addition to word definitions
  • Ways word-mapping strategies can be used in the classroom
  • How word-mapping works