Copyright

Ch 5: Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Interpreting Text & Images

About This Chapter

Review how to interpret text and images by studying the lessons in this chapter. Through paying close attention to the examples and tips, you will be well prepared to answer pertinent questions on the Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test.

Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Interpreting Text & Images - Chapter Summary

This chapter focuses on helping you prepare for the portion of the Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test that covers interpretation of text and images in nonfiction and informational text. The lessons present the following:

  • Features of nonfiction texts
  • Tips for reading informational text
  • Explanation of titles in technical documents
  • Comparison of table of contents and indexes
  • Analyzing graphics
  • Map keys and legends: examples

Developed by an expert in the field, this chapter features brief video lessons and accompanying transcripts that aim to present information to you clearly and comprehensively. If you have any questions as you study these lessons, please contact our specialists, who will be happy to assist. After each lesson, you will have the opportunity to review your understanding by taking a short multiple-choice self-assessment, and at the close the chapter is a cumulative exam to help you gauge your overall retention.

Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Interpreting Text & Images- Chapter Objectives

In preparation for beginning an adult allied health program, the Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test is meant to ascertain your qualifications. This 85 question multiple-choice exam assesses your knowledge of four different content domains, including Reading Comprehension. Within the Reading Comprehension domain, 11 questions are meant to determine how well you understand informational, or nonfiction sources.

Through your review of these lessons you will enhance your ability to comprehend tables of contents, indexes, graphics, legends, and other aspects of informational text. This will equip you for answering pertinent questions on the exam. As you study, test your knowledge utilizing the practice quizzes and chapter exam so you can evaluate what you need to study further and what you are well prepared to answer.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Interpreting Text & Images
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are Nonfiction Text Features? - Examples & Overview

1. What are Nonfiction Text Features? - Examples & Overview

In this lesson you will be introduced to a variety of features that authors use in nonfiction texts. You will learn the importance of these text features and how to use them to help you better understand what you are reading.

Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text

2. Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text

In this lesson, we will explore informational texts. Along the way, we will discover a few tips to make reading this type of text easier, and we will pay special attention to textual evidence.

Titles & Headings in Technical Documents

3. Titles & Headings in Technical Documents

Titles and headings alert readers to the topics covered in a technical document. This video explains the purpose, design, and placement of titles and headings in technical writing.

Informational Texts: Indexes & Tables of Contents

4. Informational Texts: Indexes & Tables of Contents

In this lesson, we'll learn about indexes and tables of contents in informational texts. We'll define these two important parts of a text and discover how to use them to find information.

How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text

5. How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text

In this lesson, we explore graphic information in texts. We will take a look at the types of graphics often seen in nonfiction, learn how to analyze them, and see how they contribute to the texts' information.

What is a Map Key/Legend? - Definition, Symbols & Examples

6. What is a Map Key/Legend? - Definition, Symbols & Examples

Learn about maps and map keys/legends. Understand why map keys are essential to understanding maps, and see some examples of the importance of map keys.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 160 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support