EDUC 554 Fluency Quiz


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Liberty University

EDUC 554 Quiz: Developing Fluency


Due Nov 22, 2020 at 11:59pm


Points 35


Questions 35


Time Limit 120 Minutes

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Score for this quiz: 33 out of 35
Submitted Nov 18, 2020 at 5:40pm This attempt took 40 minutes.

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IncorrectQuestion 1
0 / 1 pts Of the following, the best way for teachers to monitor students’ spelling of highfrequency words is to:

analyze children’s writing samples

ask students to give frequent reports

administer weekly spelling tests
hold weekly spelling bees
Question 2
1 / 1 pts Every syllable must have at least one: consonant
Question 3
1 / 1 pts Words such as to, the, and could which occur frequently but carry little meaning are known as: readability words
environmental text
decodable text

function words
Question 4
1 / 1 pts To become a fluent reader, a student must: spell high frequency words correctly
articulate multi-syllabic words
automatically recognize most words
define function words clearly
Question 5
1 / 1 pts Six-year-old Bill said he could read the word will because it looked like his name. Bill used the strategy of: morphemes
phonic analysis
syllabic analysis

Question 6
1 / 1 pts Most children should become fluent writers by the time they reach: second grade
age seven
first grade
fourth grade
Question 7
1 / 1 pts As students mature and become more strategic readers, they typically: focus upon decoding each word in a text
read all texts at the same rate
focus upon the vowel sounds in each word
vary their reading rate depending on the text
Question 8
1 / 1 pts

When he saw the word telegraph, the third grade student said, ” I know tele means distance and graph means write, so a telegraph is probably a machine that lets you write something to someone far away.” This student was using: phonic analysis
decoding by analogy
morphemic analysis
Question 9
1 / 1 pts Research suggests that reading fluency and writing fluency are: linked to mathematical ability
distinct, unrelated abilities
not typically achieved until grade 9
Question 10
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the best way to help students develop reading fluency is to use: phonics drills

readers theatre
popcorn reading
round-robin reading
Question 11
1 / 1 pts When reading a passage, fluent readers devote most of their attention to: meaning
IncorrectQuestion 12
0 / 1 pts The best way to help students who struggle with fluency is to: have them complete numerous worksheets
drill and practice sight word recognition

dramatically increase the amount of reading and writing they do every day
send them to special classes
Question 13
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the best way to help children become fluent writers is to ask them to: use dictionaries more frequently
write sentences to express their ideas
copy sentences from the chalkboard
apply phonics generalizations
Question 14
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the most effective way for a teacher to help his students spell highfrequency words correctly would be to: conduct daily phonics drills
give each student a dictionary
circle misspelled words on their compositions

post high-frequency words on a classroom word wall
Question 15
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the best way to assess students’ reading fluency is to: engage in partner reading
listen to them read aloud
use a miscue analysis
use morphemic analysis
Question 16
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the best way to help students who are English learners become more fluent readers and writers is to: provide activities that will build fine motor skills for handwriting
provide short sentences for copying activities
translate all instructional materials
immerse them in oral language activities
Question 17

1 / 1 pts A teacher read a sentence expressively and then invited students to reread it, imitating the teacher’s prosody. This class was participating in:
parallel reading
echo reading
round robin reading
popcorn reading
Question 18
1 / 1 pts Reading fluency involves the three components known as:
automaticity stamina, and comprehension
speed, reading accuracy, and comprehension
speed, automaticity, and prosody
automaticity, prosody, and articulation
Question 19
1 / 1 pts Because a group of third grade students have difficulty using dictionaries to find the definitions they need, their teacher should:

encourage the students to use invented spelling
teach the students to use the spell check feature on their computers
model techniques for reading and using dictionary entries
develop a classroom word wall of high-frequency words
Question 20
1 / 1 pts The term which refers to the history of a word is: phonology
Question 21
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the factor which research suggests has the strongest influence on children’s language development is: their understanding of orthography
the amount and quality of interaction with their parents

their ability to distinguish facts from opinions
the amount of time children spend outdoors
Question 22
1 / 1 pts Words that are frequently used in language arts, social studies, science, and math are called important vocabulary
academic vocabulary
receptive vocabulary
learning vocabulary
Question 23
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the best way to help students take responsibility and monitor their vocabulary growth would be to: read passages orally every day
include use of technical vocabulary on rubrics they use to assess writing
ask them to copy definitions from dictionaries

encourage them to write new words on whiteboards
Question 24
1 / 1 pts While writing a poem, ten-year-old Krista thought carefully and selected words that matched the mood she tried to convey. She checked definitions in the dictionary as she worked. These actions show that Krista has developed: automaticity
word retrieval
word consciousness
Question 25
1 / 1 pts The best way to teach students to use context clues is to use: modeling
round-robin reading
phonics drills
word walls

Question 26
1 / 1 pts Effective teachers use minilessons to teach students about specific words. These minilessons: can be provided before or after students read the text
should always be provided before students read the text
should always be provided after students have read the text
should only be provided for struggling readers
Question 27
1 / 1 pts Research suggests that for students, especially those in grades three and up, the activity which leads to the greatest growth in vocabulary is: conversation with adults
conversation with peers
Question 28

1 / 1 pts Students who are English learners may have difficulty with idioms because they lack the necessary:
phonemic awareness
background knowledge
phonics generalizations
Question 29
1 / 1 pts Nine-year-old Polina is an English learner who has enrolled in a third grade class in New York City. To help Polina acquire academic vocabulary, her teacher should provide:
worksheets as homework practice
after school activities
materials in Polina’s native language
explicit instruction
Question 30
1 / 1 pts The primary reason why teachers should devote instructional time to the study of similes and metaphors is to help students:

develop phonemic awareness
improve their spelling ability
meet school district requirements
make their writing more vivid
Question 31
1 / 1 pts Expressions which must be translated figuratively such as “raining cats and dogs,” “chip off the old block,” and “skeleton in the closet” are known as:
Question 32
1 / 1 pts Of the following, the best way to help students who are English Learners understand new terms used in thematic units would be to:
provide dictionaries

teach the use of synonyms and antonyms
write the words on Word Walls
show pictures and small objects to clarify the terms
Question 33
1 / 1 pts Research suggests that:
round-robin reading motivates students to read independently
students with larger vocabularies tend to be more capable readers
vocabulary growth is not related to reading achievement
students with more limited vocabularies have better reading comprehension
Question 34
1 / 1 pts Fourth grade teacher Grace Scott was frustrated. The poorest readers in her class read very few books while the most capable readers read many books and enlarged their vocabularies. Another teacher wisely suggested that the best way to encourage everyone to read more would be to:
assign books for summer reading
institute periods of Sustained Silent Reading

make better use of the basal reading program

give rewards for each book the children read

Question 35
1 / 1 pts Words that express opposite meanings are known as:



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