Comprehension Terms/Chapter 3

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Comprehension Terms/Chapter 3
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Chapter 3 Comprehension Terms
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  1. IRI
    Informal Reading Inventory
  2. Informal Reading Inventory
    An individually administered reading test that's used to determine students' independent, instructional, and frustration levels.
  3. Accuracy
    Ability to recognize familiar words automatically, without conscious thought, and to identify unfamiliar words almost as quickly.
  4. Prosody
    Ability to read sentences expressively, with appropriate phrasing and intonation.
  5. Independent Reading Level
    • •Students read books at this level comfortably,  alone.  
    • • Recognize almost all words.
    • • 95 - 100% accuracy rate.
    • • Fluent
    • • Comprehend what they are reading.
    • • Books only slightly easier than those @ instructional level.
    • • Still engage students' interest
  6. Instructional Reading Level
    • • Need support to read/understand...not on own.
    • • 90-94% accuracy
    • • Fluent sometimes yes/no
    • • Understanding limited on own.  Ok w/help
    • • Vygotsky's ZPD (zone of proximal develop.)
  7. Frustrational Reading Level
    • • Too difficult to read successfully even w/help
    • • Don't recognize a lot of words automatically
    • • < 90% accuracy
    • • Rdg is choppy, word-by-word, doesn't make sense
    • • Show little understanding of what's read
  8. Leveled Books
    • • Basal Readers by grade level (too broad)
    • • Fountas & Pinnell text gradient
    •   • Continuum from easiest to hardest
    •   • Grades K-8
    •   • Levels A-Z (26 levels)
    •   • Based on 10 variables
  9. Lexile Framework
    • *Newest approach to matching books/readers
    •  (developed by MetaMetricks)
    • • Measures 2 things
    •    • Students' Reading Level
    •    • Book Difficulty
    •       • Word Familiarity
    •       • Sentence Complexity
    • • K-12
    • • Lexile scores range 100-1300
  10. Running Records
    • • Used to assess students' oral reading
    • • Teachers listens as students read aloud
    • • Teacher makes series of checkmarks on paper ~ words that student reads correctly
    • • Other marks ~ words that student: 
    •    • substitutes
    •    • repeats
    •    • mispronounces
    •    • doesn't know

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