Intervention for More Advanced Struggling Readers: Knowledge Assessment


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Please note that this assessment must be completed in one sitting.

Directions: Please select the item that best answers the question.

  1. The Higher Steps model for intervention is most appropriate for struggling readers who:
    1. have received intervention, but seem unable to progress beyond the easiest texts and alphabet skills.
    2. seem to be "stuck" between G1-Mid and G2-End reading levels and struggle with single syllables.
    3. can read at an early 3rd grade level or higher, but are still struggling with fluency and polysyllabic words.
    4. All of the above.
    5. None of the above.

  2. What is the primary goal(s) of asking struggling readers to reread familiar text on instructional level?
    1. to help them develop confidence as readers.
    2. to help them learn to spell the words they are reading.
    3. to help them develop fluency in connected text.
    4. All of the above.
    5. None of the above.

  3. The primary goal(s) of engaging struggling readers in assisted reading of new text is to help them:
    1. develop confidence as readers
    2. "consume" new text that is very challenging
    3. "consume" new text that is slightly challenging
    4. All of the above.
    5. None of the above.

  4. What is the primary goal(s) of advanced word study for struggling readers?
    1. to help them develop effective strategies for identifying unfamiliar words
    2. to help them develop automaticity for as many words as possible
    3. to help them become aware of common spelling patterns at the syllable level
    4. All of the above.
    5. None of the above.

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