Tchr 6030 Midterm (Open Book) - Only Your First Attempt Will Be Graded

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

This is the open book midterm for TCHR 6030 Content Area Reading. Please note: only your first attempt at the quiz will be graded.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A successful reader utilizes all but one of the following strategies:
    • A. 

      Reads different types of texts differently.

    • B. 

      Questions and revises meanings constructed while reading.

    • C. 

      Rereads text when finished reading.

    • D. 

      Predicts and verifies predictions while reading.

  • 2. 
    Suppose that one of your colleagues has been spending a great deal of time creating vocabulary worksheets that require matching and filling in the blanks. What alternative vocabulary strategy (just name one) would you suggest that would not involve filling out worksheets? Explain why you would recommend the alternative strategy.
  • 3. 
    True or FalseCulture can refer to socioeconomic status as well as to ethnicity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When teachers use ________ , they model four comprehension activities, which students then imitate.
    • A. 

      Think-alouds

    • B. 

      QARs

    • C. 

      Reciprocal teaching

    • D. 

      Semantics

  • 5. 
    Develop a questionnaire (5 questions) in which you assess the reading habits of your students in your specific content areas.
  • 6. 
    True or False?A readerʹs prior knowledge is the single most important variable in learning with texts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Reading for pleasure is an __________________________________ response.
    • A. 

      Aesthetic

    • B. 

      Efferent

  • 8. 
    All of the following are characteristics of a struggling reader except:
    • A. 

      Lacks fluency

    • B. 

      Has trouble decoding polysyllabic words

    • C. 

      Relies upon many strategies

    • D. 

      Makes little sense of what is read