What every teacher should know Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing Introduction: How Children Learn to ReadCourse ModulesPrint AwarenessPre-testIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestPhonological and Phonemic AwarenessPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestPhonicsPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestFluencyPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestVocabularyPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestSpellingPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestComprehensionPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestWritingPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestAssessmentPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestTeacher ToolboxThe Struggling ReaderAlphabetic PrinciplePhonological AwarenessDecodingClassroom ManagementDifferentiated InstructionLanguage Arts BlocksGlossaryResourcesBecoming a Certified Literacy Teacher Vocabulary: Pre-Test Which of the following is an example of vocabulary instruction? a. teaching students about the spelling pattern "ai" b. explaining the words: sphere, cylinder, and cube c. demonstrating how to sound out "interaction" d. none of the above _________ is a way of teaching vocabulary in a direct manner. a. Testing students on words they already know b. Providing students with strategies for learning words c. Asking students to identify which words rhyme d. Giving students a passage to read orally Most word meanings are learned: a. through hearing words in context b. through vocabulary instruction c. both A and B d. none of the above Which student is engaged in vocabulary instruction? a. Adam, who learns that inject, reject, and object share the word root, ject b. Brianna, who helps her friend to spell the words take and mistake c. Omar, who is playing a game of Hangman d. all of the above Vocabulary may be learned indirectly through: a. learning word parts b. listening to an adult read aloud c. vocabulary tests d. learning to use context clues Which child is engaged in direct vocabulary instruction? a. Charlie, who is listening to his teacher read aloud the story, Charlotte's Web b. Shelly, who is reading on her own c. Molly, whose teacher is discussing how the prefix un- changes a word d. Tom, who is having a conversation with his dad Which of the following is an example of vocabulary instruction? a. teaching word roots b. teaching multiple meanings c. teaching prefixes d. all of the above Beginning readers have a difficult time comprehending words that are NOT part of their: a. oral vocabulary b. listening vocabulary c. writing vocabulary d. reading vocabulary A way of learning vocabulary indirectly is through: a. taking vocabulary tests b. teaching prefixes and suffixes c. playing word games d. hearing words used in context Which of these is a component of effective vocabulary instruction? a. preteach content and academic vocabulary found in a text book before reading the text b. creating opportunities for students to hear, say, write, and read new vocabulary c. anchor new vocabulary to existing background knowledge d. all of the above Leave this field blank Next: Vocabulary In Depth > Reading 101 is a collaboration with the Center for Effective Reading Instruction and The International Dyslexia Association.