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Most systems of error analysis in reading include these types of errors:
hesitations and nonpronunciations
repetitions and fluency errors
disregard of punctuation and mispronunciations
additions and substitutions
To use the cloze procedure for estimating comprehension skill, the teacher
records all decoding and comprehension errors made by the student
deletes every fifth word in a reading passage
matches the student's readability level to the instructional level of a content area textbook
observes the student interacting with the reading text
Whole language instruction
works toward mastery of decoding skills before introducing comprehension skills
teaches reading and writing as separate subjects
is often described as a philosophy rather than an instructional approach
uses textbooks with controlled vocabulary for basic skill instruction
Which of the following is not a component of "top down" reading instruction?
connections to listening, speaking, and writing
focus on meaning-making and higher-order thinking skills
In reading assessment, what is the type of measure that has students read material at a lower grade level and proceed until the material becomes too difficult?
norm-referenced reading test
phonemic awareness test
informal reading inventory
On some subtests, students are presented with nonsense words to read. These subtests are assessing what type of skill?
Which of the following is not a decoding skill?
This assessment measure is appropriate for measuring phonemic awareness in both young children and older students in secondary school:
Test of Phonological Awareness—Second Edition: PLUS (TOPA-2+)
Test of Phonological Awareness Skills (TOPAS)
Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP)
none of the above
Miscues in reading words
are uncommon in good readers
often do not change the meaning of the text
are always problematic
are rarely assessed in reading inventories
This assessment measure does not include subtests assessing word attack, word analysis, or phonic analysis:
all of the above
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