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Intervention for 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 Next Steps model for intervention is most appropriate for struggling readers who:
    1. have received intervention, but seem unable to progress beyond the easiest preprimer text
    2. seem to be "stuck" between primer and end-grade two reading levels
    3. seem to be at-risk for learning to read successfully in their first year of formal reading instruction
    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 become more expressive readers.
    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 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
    4. All of the above.
    5. None of the above.

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