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Inferential Comprehension
The second level of reading comprehension. Students can draw conclusions about events or topics within a reading text that are not explicitly stated by the author.
Infomal Assessments
Measurement tools that can be sneaked into classroom activities and daily routines. Can be structured or unstructured.
Informal Reading Inventory IRI
An assessment tool which presents a student with reading passages and test their comprehension with questions about the texts just read. The IRI is used to gauge a student's independent, instructional, and frustration reading levels.
Initial Position
The first part of the word.
Instructional Level
The level at which a student recognizes and comprehends words well enough to avoid frustration but still requires some guidance or assistance from the teacher.
Irregular Sight Words
Common words that cannot be sounded out, such as of or would.
Language Experience Approach LEA
Joins reading and writing instruction. Students use their own experiences and their own words to develop their reading, writing and speaking abilities.
Learning logs
Are a technique that teachers use to help students integrate course content comprehension strategies and personal feelings. Using writing as educational. Students can write at the end of the day, right after reading or the first few minutes of class.
Letter-sound correspondence
The idea that each letter or group of letters within a word has a corresponding sound.
Listening Comprehension Skills
The first and most basic level of reading comprehension. Students at this level of comprehension can understand what the literal text, but cannot draw conclusions or really critique the text.
Literary Analysis
Argument or point of view about a reading text.
Literary Genres
Categories of literature that share a central theme. mysteries, science fiction, romance
Literary Response
A student's expression of feelings about a literary text.
Story mapping is a technique in which students relate the main incidents of a text they have read.
Medial Position
The middle portion of a word.