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Developmental Reading

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  • Q1

    Which of the following reading skills or strategies utilizes a bottom-up procedure in dealing with unfamiliar words?


    Predicting outcomes

    Using contextual clues

    Structural analysis

  • Q2

    Before a reader could read the WORD, he/she must learn to read the WORLD first. What does this imply?

    Readers must know the sounds of the letters first before they will know what the word means.

    Students or readers must know the names of the letter first before they will know what the word means.

    Words are only representations of the concepts that the child or reader knows before encountering the print.

    The text supplies the readers with the necessary knowledge they need to make sense of the print.

  • Q3

    Mr. Velasquez explicitly teaches his students the rhetorical patterns of an informational text taken from a science textbook. Which of the following does the teacher want to develop in the reader?

    Content schemata

    Formal schemata

    Print skill

    Vocabulary knowledge

  • Q4

    Ms. Rebolledos uses the timeline as a graphic organizer to teach the readers to understand a given expository text. Which of the following organizational structures might be the one used in the exposition of the text's information?

     Comparison and contrast


    Cause and effect

    Sequential or chronological

  • Q5

    Edward is reading a book and he needs to know the meaning of the word "obliterate". However, the passage does not give enough clues for him to figure out what the word means. He decided to use his pocket dictionary so he would know what the word means. Which of the following strategies should he use so that he would know the meaning of the unfamiliar word?

     Careful slow reading


    Close reading


  • Q6

    Ms. Sigua entered the classroom and posted images that she has taken from the story she is about to tell the students. Before she started telling the story to the class, she grouped the students and asked them to make a story out of the pictures posted on the board. Which of the following approaches reflects the practice of the teacher?

     Language Experience Approach

    Embedded Phonics

    Basal Approach

    Explicit Phonics

  • Q7

    Mrs. Dizon entered the classroom and showed a list of word families like cat, mat, fat, rat, pat and bat. What approach is described in this situation?

    Literature-based approach

    Phonics approach

    Language experience approach

    Whole-language approach

  • Q8

     Mr. Palo distributed a K-W-L chart to his students so they could fill up the K and W columns. Which of the following reasons DOES NOT justify such activity?

    Setting a purpose for reading

    Confirming, revising or rejecting an earlier assumption about a topic

    Sharing assumptions related to the topic of the text to be read

    Activating prior knowledge

  • Q9

    Mr. Lilang wants to develop creative thinking in his students even before he asks his students to silently read the short story for the day's reading lesson. Which of the following activities should he provide the students so he could achieve his aim?

    Asking the students to write story impressions out of the posted pictures of scenes taken from the story to be read.

     Asking the students to list down certain experiences they had, which may be related to the main character in the story to be read

    Unlocking of vocabulary words by finding their meaning in the dictionary

    Pronouncing five unfamiliar vocabulary words that will be encountered in the story

  • Q10

    Which of the following results of an IRI graded reading passages is used to predict a learner's functional reading level?

    Number of words correctly pronounced per minute

    Percentage of oral reading miscues and percentage of correct answers to comprehension questions.

    Scores in a series of spelling tests

    Percentage of oral reading miscues and sight word recognition scores

  • Q11

    Mrs. Sabate handles fourth grade English and is currently teaching simile and metaphor using short stories for children. Which of the following reasons does she want to students to better understand?

    Tone and mood

     Author's use of figurative language

    Author's point of view

    Use of text structure

  • Q12

    Mr. Salvador notices that his student, Robert cannot decode sight words that are supposed to be easy for students of his age. Which of the following activities, then, should Mr. Salvador provide to Robert?

    Spelling drills and games

    Constructing mental maps and graphic organizers

    Phonemic awareness activities

    Answering comprehension questions using QAR

  • Q13

    Among native speakers of English, students from Grade 7 and up are supposed to be ready for abstract reading. What does this imply?

    Readers on this stage can manipulate objects and ideas mentally.

    Learners on this level can construct multiple hypotheses.

    Learners on this stage are able to grasp informational texts.

    Readers on this level judge affectively and personally than using standard.

  • Q14

    All the three reading theories recognize the role of the reader and the text in the comprehension process. However, only the interactive model accounts for the role of the reading situation in the meaning-making process. What factor does the interactive model consider the reading process?





  • Q15

    The four-Pronged Approach upholds the holistic and balanced instruction in beginning reading. Which of the following principles characterizes the most important characteristic of this approach?

    The heavy emphasis on grammar and oral language development

    The integration of whole language, literature and explicit instruction

    The inclusion of critical thinking skills after reading

    The development of genuine love for reading


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