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Reading Skills And Strategies

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Details that support the main idea.






2. The definition of prior knowledge is what we already know and connecting...






3. Pre-reading questions at the end of the chapter helps...






4. Why the author writes something: to entertain - persuade - inform.


5. Charts and graphs reveal important information about...






6. Original - 1st-hand accounts of an event - written by someone who experienced or witnessed the event: diaries - speeches - autobiographies - newspapers.






7. The 4P strategy can be utilized in correlation with the...






8. Something that is wrong.






9. Help readers easily read through text and provide additional information to help comprehend the material: headings - subheadings - pictures - italics - bold - underline - text box.






10. Research reveals that prior knowledge is the number one factor effecting...






11. What else do we use to set purpose for reading?






12. Repeating the same sound at the beginning or middle of a word: Sally sells sea shells.






13. Something someone thinks or believes: Florida is the best state to live in!






14. Previewing definitions before reading increases...






15. Developing questions before reading also helps in predicting...






16. Comparing two or more things using the words LIKE or AS.






17. Words or phrases around an Unknown word to help determine its meaning.






18. Order in which events happen. Also called chronological order: First - Then - Next - Finally.






19. What the story is Mainly about.






20. Something that can be proven: There are seven days in a week.






21. Find similarities between two or more things.






22. Words that imitate the sound they represent: Boom!






23. People or animals in a story.






24. Reading comprehension increases when...






25. The 4P startegy is...






26. Comparing two or more things NOT using like or as.






27. Active reading means to...






28. Sound - just - well-founded - logical: having a VALID driver's license.






29. Get rid of wrong answers. Increases your chances of getting the answer correct!






30. Examine and judge carefully: The principal evaluates teachers to make sure they are doing what they are supposed to be.






31. To examine in detail in order to discover meaning: analyze a poem.






32. A message the author wants to express: treat others the way you want to be treated.






33. When and where the story takes place.






34. We set a purpose for reading by...






35. The 4P strategy and the SQR3 strategy both involve...






36. The 4P and K-W-L strategy both involve...






37. Make predictions while you are...






38. The 3 stages of reading are...






39. All the MAJOR events that happen in the story.






40. Attitude of the author: sarcastic - amusing - serious.






41. Why something happens.






42. Giving nonhuman objects - human characteristics.






43. One of the benefits of previewing is that it builds...






44. Conclusion suggested in text but not stated directly.






45. Activate your prior knowledge when...






46. Setting purpose for reading promotes...






47. The major parts of a text chapter to preview includes...






48. Chapters summaries reflect the...






49. Find differences between two or more things.






50. P.O.R.P.E stands for...