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RVE Flash Cards

These 27 terms will aid students in preparing for the RVE test.

Academic Words Content or function words that are related to school subjects, tasks, and settings
Aesthetic Stance Approaching text by paying attention to feelings, images, and emotions that are evoked by the text
Analogical Phonics An approach to phonics instruction in which known word families are used to show letter/sound relationships
Anecdotal Notes A form of classroom assessment in which an observer records impressions for future reference
BICS Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills: the ability of second language learners to converse in casual conversation and carry out many functions of everyday life using simple oral language
CALP Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency: those language abilities required for second language learners to succeed with the demands of academic learning in schools
CCSS Common Core State Standards: expectations for English/ Language Arts learning that are similar in almost all US states
Cueing Systems Aspects of oral language development that relate to literacy development (phonics, semantics, and syntax)
Explicit Instruction A “tell and show” method of teaching in which the explanation is provided first, followed by examples, checking, and practice
Frustration Reading Level A student reads fewer than 90% of the words correctly and finds it difficult to understand the text
Independent Reading Level Ability to read the vast majority of the words accurately, comprehend the text, and independently solve problems while reading
Instructional Reading Level Ability to read 90-94 percent of the words accurately but may need assistance or guidance
Interactive Theory A theory of information processing that proposes the notion of parallel processing- multiple information sources uses simultaneously to create meaning
LEA AKA Language Experience Approach; a form of dictation in which students speak and the teachers writes, based on a shared/common experience
Print Concepts Basic features of written language such as identifying the front and back of a book, directionality, and spoken and written language
RtI AKA Response to Intervention; teachers make decisions based on data, including screening students to identify needs, organizing classrooms to allow for differentiated instruction, and monitoring progress
SSR AKA Sustained Silent Reading; a designated daily time when each student reads self-selected material without or with limited teacher improvement (AKA self-selected reading or independent reading)
Summative Assessment The process of evaluating (and grading) the learning of students at a specific point in time
Steps of the Reading Process Steps: Prereading, Reading, Responding, Exploring, and Applying
Schema Theory How people store, access, and retrieve information in their minds to make sense of what they experience; an attempt to understand our flexible and growing mental frameworks
Sight Words (Both Definitions) 1.) Words that are read automatically, whether or not they allow a phonics generalization or a pattern; 2.) words that don’t follow a single phonics generalization and don’t contain a common word family, and must be taught as individual whole words
6+1 Traits An analytical model for assessing and teaching specific aspects of writing
Metacognition Readers monitoring their understanding of what they read by thinking about their own thinking
Synthetic Phonics An approach to phonics instruction in which each sound in a word is segmented and then blended to pronounce the word
Text Complexity A 3-part model for examining texts proposed by the Common Core that includes quantitative data, qualitative information, and reader and task considerations
Top-Down Theory A linear model of reading that begins with meaning-making processes such as using semantic and syntactic information and only later employs visual information like association of letters and sounds
Word Consciousness Children’s awareness of and attention to the words
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