Utilizing Text to Construct Meaning


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Paraphrasing is the act of

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1. What is defined as deciphering and understanding the meaning behind a text?

2. Making assumptions about a text is part of

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Meaning can be constructed through the use of texts, and you can assess your knowledge of this process by completing the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quickly see how much you know about the following topics:

  • Process of deciphering and understanding the meaning behind a text
  • Making connections
  • Paraphrasing
  • Employing text to construct meaning
  • Making assumptions about a text

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on using text to construct meaning
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what paraphrasing is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about making assumptions and connections

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of these strategies using the lesson, Utilizing Text to Construct Meaning. It was made to specifically help you:

  • Examine the effects of paraphrasing
  • Determine what novice readers are taught
  • Identify the steps used to construct meaning