Competency 006 - Reading Fluency

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Reading Fluency - 006 to help study for the TeXes exam EC - 6


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  • 1. 

    How many words does a fluent reader read in a minute?

    • A.

      75

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      100

    Correct Answer
    C. 100
    Explanation
    A fluent reader is able to read approximately 100 words in a minute. This implies that they have a good reading speed and can comprehend the text quickly. Reading fluency is an important skill that allows individuals to read efficiently and understand the content effectively.

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  • 2. 

    Fluency is a bridge between fluency and comprehension?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Fluency is a bridge between word recognition and comprehension

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is not a characteristic of a fluent reader

    • A.

      Students have developed strong phonemic awareness skills

    • B.

      Students have developed automatic decoding skills.

    • C.

      Students have developed strong vocabulary skills

    • D.

      Students have developed strong comprehension skills.

    Correct Answer
    D. Students have developed strong comprehension skills.
    Explanation
    A fluent reader is someone who can read smoothly and effortlessly, with good accuracy and speed. They are able to decode words automatically and have a strong grasp of phonemic awareness and vocabulary. However, strong comprehension skills are not necessarily a characteristic of a fluent reader. While comprehension is an important aspect of reading, it is possible for a reader to be fluent but struggle with understanding the meaning of the text.

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  • 4. 

    By the reader inserting the word "outer" before space in the sentence "The first person went up into space more than thirty years ago" would be an example of what fluency miscue?

    • A.

      Substitution

    • B.

      Insertion

    • C.

      Non-pronunciation

    • D.

      Omission

    • E.

      Repetition

    • F.

      Reversal

    Correct Answer
    B. Insertion
    Explanation
    The reader inserting the word "outer" before "space" in the sentence "The first person went up into space more than thirty years ago" is an example of an insertion fluency miscue. This means that the reader added an extra word that was not originally in the sentence.

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  • 5. 

    By the student waiting for the teacher to supply the unknown word as mosaid in the sentence "A (pause) mosaic is a picture made from small pieces of stone or glass" would be an example of what fluency miscue?

    • A.

      Substitution

    • B.

      Reversal

    • C.

      Insertion

    • D.

      Omission

    • E.

      Non-pronunciation

    • F.

      Repetition

    Correct Answer
    E. Non-pronunciation
    Explanation
    In this fluency miscue, the student is pausing instead of pronouncing the unknown word "mosaic". This is an example of non-pronunciation because the student is not correctly pronouncing the word and instead leaving a pause in its place.

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  • 6. 

    By the reader leaving out the word "world's" in the sentence "The world's largest bird cannot fly" would be an example of what fluency miscue?

    • A.

      Reversal

    • B.

      Omission

    • C.

      Repetition

    • D.

      Substitution

    Correct Answer
    B. Omission
    Explanation
    The reader leaving out the word "world's" in the sentence "The world's largest bird cannot fly" is an example of an omission fluency miscue. Omission occurs when a reader skips or leaves out a word or words while reading. In this case, the reader omitted the word "world's," which changed the meaning of the sentence.

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  • 7. 

    A text that can be read with no more than 1 word out of 20 being difficult is what reading level?

    • A.

      Independent

    • B.

      Instructional

    • C.

      Frustrational

    Correct Answer
    A. Independent
    Explanation
    A text that can be read with no more than 1 word out of 20 being difficult is considered to be at an independent reading level. This means that the reader has a strong understanding of the majority of the words in the text and can comprehend it without much assistance.

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  • 8. 

    A frustrational reading level is when the reader has difficulity reading no more than 2 words out of 20.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    frustrational is have more than 2 words out of 20 being difficult to read

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  • 9. 

    Regarding silent reading and fluency, DEAR stands for what?

    Correct Answer
    Drop Everything And Read
    Explanation
    DEAR stands for "Drop Everything And Read." This acronym is often used in educational settings to encourage students to engage in silent reading. When students are instructed to DEAR, they are expected to stop what they are doing and dedicate a specific amount of time to reading. This practice aims to improve reading fluency and comprehension skills. By eliminating distractions and focusing solely on reading, students have the opportunity to develop their reading abilities and expand their knowledge.

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  • 10. 

    Regarding silent reading and fluency, SSR stands for what?

    Correct Answer
    Sustained Silent Reading
    Explanation
    SSR stands for Sustained Silent Reading, which refers to a practice where students engage in uninterrupted reading for a designated period of time. During SSR, students read silently without any distractions or interruptions. This practice aims to improve reading fluency, comprehension, and overall reading skills. By providing a quiet and focused environment, SSR allows students to develop their reading stamina and encourages independent reading habits.

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