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Ch 1: ASSET Reading Skills Test: Reading Comprehension

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Review information about reading comprehension processes and strategies with our video lessons and quizzes. You will need to know this information to correctly answer specific questions found on the ASSET Reading Skills exam.

ASSET Reading Skills: Reading Comprehension - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to reinforce what you know or learn new facts about reading comprehension. You will go over techniques and methods for understanding what you read, from a single sentence to an entire essay. This knowledge will help you when taking the ASSET Reading Skills exam and lead you to demonstrate the following:

  • Relating the steps of the reading comprehension process
  • Outlining the steps for reading improvement
  • Explaining what is meant by 'getting the gist' of what you are reading
  • Identifying and defining the five strategies of reading comprehension

These brief lessons provide you with the opportunity to review this material easily and in a fun and engaging way. Self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson allow you to gauge what you have learned and can be retaken as often as needed.

ASSET Reading Skills: Reading Comprehension - Chapter Objectives

The ASSET Reading Skills exam is used to assess your ability to understand and apply reading comprehension methods. The Reading Comprehension chapter generally supplies you with the basic information needed to sit for this exam. Questions relating to the material covered in this chapter are mainly found in the reasoning portion of the exam, which accounts for 50% of the entire test.

ASSET exams are student placement exams used by hundreds of community and technical colleges across the country. The ASSET Reading Skills exam is part of the Basic Skills exams and is designed to demonstrate a student's understanding of various types of writing, such as business, fiction and essay pieces. Students will read three passages and answer corresponding multiple choice questions. The test is paper-based and is used to determine one's skills only; there is no required passing score for this exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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