The Connection Between Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension


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Why do students need to have a large enough vocabulary?

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1. What is vocabulary acquisition?

2. What is reading comprehension?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment is designed to gauge your understanding of the importance of vocabulary in reading comprehension. You must be able to define relevant terms and identify reading activities to correctly answer all quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you use this assessment, you must be able to:

  • Explain the need for a large vocabulary
  • Define vocabulary acquisition and reading comprehension
  • Identify an activity or activities designed to increase reading comprehension
  • Note the link between vocabulary and reading comprehension

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the link between vocabulary and reading comprehension
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define 'vocabulary acquisition' and 'reading comprehension'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reading comprehension activities

Additional Learning

Further increase your knowledge of this topic by viewing the lesson titled The Connection Between Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension. You can expect to learn more about:

  • When vocabulary acquisition begins
  • What a teacher's job is, regarding reading comprehension
  • How students are required to learn information in some classes