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Praxis II

Reading Specialist Vocabulary

literal interpretation grasping the most obvious information
semantic mapping webbing of vocabulary and ideas
structrual analysis story grammar (setting, problem, events, resolution)
DRTA "directed, reading, thinking activity"
morpheme smallest unit of meaning (root words, prefixes, suffixes)
antonym opposite
homograph "read and read" "contract and contract"
diagnosis reading the signals that tell about the strengths of a reader
grammar structure of language
metacognition ability to reflect on own intellectual processes
syntax grammar, or, the structure of language
IRI Informal Reading Inventory: Assesses reading level and strategies
repeated reading reading something more than once to build fluency
acronym abbreviations: TAWL, IRI, I-STEP
homophone "red and read" "new and knew"
synonym "mean and same" "kind and nice"
phoneme smallest unit of sound--consonants and vowels
inductive doing word analysis to discover patterns
English orthography spelling patterns
semantics meaning
SBRR Scienticically Based Reading Research
Phonics sound-language relationships; working through the alphabet
SBRR; Scientifically Based Reading Research The kind of reading instruction that Title one schools are REQUIRED to use
SBRR Includes... Phonemic awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, Comprehension
inductive (implicit) analyze words and discover their patterns
deductive (explicit) give learners a rule and ask them to apply it
literal grasping the most obvious
interpretive going to deeper meaning
word level seeing the smaller word in the larger word
affixes like prefix and suffix
story level recognizing problem or turning point, identifying setting, characterization
whole language looking at words wholistically
reading recovery contemporary reading program designed to help young at-risk readers to catch up quickly
norm referenced test students are tested against a sample of their peers
think aloud informal assessment where a teacher listens to a student make decisisons as they are experiencing the process, assessing the route, rather than the result
criterion-referenced test a formal assessment approach that tests the child against the material; dichotomy of the norm-referenced test
IRI Informal Reading Inventory: informal reading assessment; "over the shoulder" reading assessment
MA Miscue Analysis; informal reading assessment that looks at readingi errors as "miscues" insstead of "mistakes"
alliteration two or more words with the same groups of letters, "Peter Piper Picke a Pack of Pickled Peppers"
phoneme The smallest phonetic unit in a language that is capable of conveying a distinction in meaning, as the m of mat and the b of bat in English.
Model of Reading Instruction Building blocks of understanding. First, letters and sounds, then word recognition, then vocabulary
Skills Model of Reading Instruction A combined group of understanding taught simotaneouosly, comprehension, vocab, and letters/sounds
Sociophycho Linguistic cuts through all other systems, whole-language, graphophonemic awareness, syntatic, and semantic
pragmatics social cues
Created by: angrose
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