LETRS Units 5 - 8 Pre & Post Test
Once students decode well, which statement describes the relationship between
vocabulary and reading comprehe... [Show More] nsion? - ANSWER Vocabulary is the best single
predictor of reading comprehension.
In teaching the word invisible, the teacher broke it into the parts in - vis - ible and talked
about the meanings of the parts. Which aspect of language was emphasized? -
The Hart and Risley study (1995) identified a "30-million-word" gap. This gap refers to: -
ANSWER the difference in the number of words heard by preschool children raised in
high- and low-language family environments.
Which of the following is least likely to narrow the vocabulary gap between languagerich and language-poor students? - ANSWER watching children's television programs
To introduce a Tier 2 vocabulary word explicitly and systematically before reading, which
of these strategies would be the least effective? - ANSWER asking students to write the
word 10 times until they can spell it
Students must learn the meanings of several thousand new words every year if they are
going to meet grade-level expectations for vocabulary growth. About how many of those
word meanings should teachers aim to teach explicitly and thoroughly per week? -
When a student is an accurate but slow reader, which of the following practices is most
effective? - ANSWER Focus instruction on foundational reading skills that address
multiple aspects of language.
In what way should the vocabulary instruction of English Learners (ELs) be
distinguished from the vocabulary instruction of native English speakers? - ANSWER
They may need to learn the meanings of the Tier 1 words in a passage.
To select the best vocabulary words to teach before reading a text, the teacher should
prioritize which types of words? - ANSWER words that are central to understanding key
meanings in the passage
A primary-grade teacher who wants to implement research-based vocabulary instruction
should try to emphasize: - ANSWER word relationships, including antonyms, synonyms,
categories, and semantic families. [Show Less]