Praxis II Teaching Reading - Vocabulary
This set was designed to help me memorize the vocabulary terms that might appear on the Teaching Reading test.
Terms in this set (26)
assessment to determine instructional, independent or frustration reading levels. A great way to assess the whole class at once. Passages need to be > 275 words. Teacher deletes every fifth word. Independent = 60% or more of the words, Instructional = 40-60% of the words, Frustration = less than 40% of the words.
Pertaining to a speaker's knowledge about sound patterns in a language.
refers to the sound relationship between the orthography (symbols) and phonology (sounds) of a language.
comparison using like or as
smallest meaningful units of speech; simple words, suffixes, prefixes; examples: red, hot, calm, -ed, pre-
the purpose of the author is to inform, explain, describe, or define his or her subject to the reader.
three features of expository writing
This is an essay that may describe a thing or a process.
It can analyze people, events and objects.
It can provide facts and notions that can be supported by proofs.
comparison between two unlike things WITHOUT using like or as
sections of a word that can be said by themselves
long vowel sounds
this vowel sound "says its letter name." the vocal cords are tense when producing the long vowel sound. The linguistic term for these sounds is tense.
short vowel sounds
every vowel has two sounds, the vocal cords are more relaxed when producing the short vowel sound because of this the sounds are often referred to as lax. They can be heard at the beginning of these words: apple, Ed, igloo, octopus, and umbrella.
words or parts of words which do not exist in the language you are using
The child repeated the nonsense syllables 'boo di doo doo'.
A vocabulary strategy in which the reader looks at the words around an unfamiliar word to find clues to its meaning.
A fictional story with real and invented characters that takes place during a historical time.
A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story.
A story including elements that are impossible such as talking animals or magical powers.
A story, often with a message, that was initially passed on by word of mouth.
a verse written to inspire thought by the reader.
All of the information is based on true facts and not made up.
The story of a real person's life that is written by that person.
The story of a real person's life that is written by another person.
A story using made-up characters that takes place in modern times.
A story that blends futuristic technology with scientific fact and fiction.
Phonograms or words that share the same rime (ex; fast, past, last, blast, all share the -ast rime). In the derivational relations stage, this can refer to words that share the same root or origin, as in spectator, spectacle, inspect, inspector.
Instructional support including immediate corrective feedback as students read orally.
small, temporary, and heterogeneous groups of student that gather together to discuss a book that each of them are reading with the goal of enhancing comprehension.