What is a Reading Model? - Definition & Overview


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What is a reading model?

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1. Which is an example of a top-down approach?

2. What is the primary focus on a bottom up approach?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Give yourself the chance to go over the different types of reading models by completing these educational assessments. They will help you identify characteristics and purposes of different reading models.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these interactive materials, you can gauge your understanding of the following topics:

  • The interactive model
  • Most commonly used reading model
  • An example of the top-down approach
  • Main focus of the bottom up approach
  • Definition of reading model

Skills Practiced

The practice quiz focuses on these skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding an example of the top-down approach to reading
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of reading models
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the most commonly used reading model and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Examine more in-depth information about reading models by reviewing the lesson called What is a Reading Model? - Definition & Overview. Complete the following goals with this lesson:

  • Understand the basis of reading models
  • Explore examples of reading models
  • Explain the whole language approach
  • Learn about the use of reading models in the classroom