Developmental Reading Alternate Response Quiz

Developmental Reading Alternate Response (True or False) Quiz. Read and analyze each statement about developmental reading and identify whether it is factual or not. You may write True or False on your answer sheet.

  1. Many children meet anxiety, frustration, and failure early in their school life because they are not prepared to profit from their initial reading experiences.
  2. A child who is insecure and immature socially and emotionally has no self-confidence and his development in reading skills suffers accordingly.
  3. A child encouraged doing simple tasks for himself and who is somewhat independent does not develop feelings of adequacy and self-worth.
  4. Giving a child consistent discipline at home and in school will also help and will enable him to make a smooth adjustment school life.
  5. A child is ready to learn to read if he can learn to read easily and proficiently in a regular classroom setting when exposed to good teaching.
  6. Developmental reading refers to a comprehensive reading program which consists of several periods or stages.
  7. A developmental task is a specific responsibility that the individual faces at certain stages of life in order to be well-adjusted.
  8. In college, developmental reading refers to the acquisition of knowledge and skills on structural analysis.
  9. A child who is well-nourished and who has enough rest feels good and has the physical stamina to concentrate and work for prolonged period of times.
  10. Auditory acuity does not affect the child’s opportunities to gain new ideas, learn new words, and imitate correct speech sounds.
  11. Poor visual acuity does not prevent a child from developing the necessary visual discrimination skills.
  12. Lack of motor control among disabled readers is manifested by the presence of poor motor coordination in their walking, running, hooping and other coordination activities.
  13. Girls usually mature earlier than boys, and are more oriented to quiet activities which enhance readiness for reading.
  14. Chronological age is not always a reliable factor in predicting reading readiness.
  15. The extent of the child’s interest and desire to learn to read determines to a large extent the amount of effort he exerts in learning to read.
  16. If a child comes to school sleepy and tired, he will be irritable, inattentive, and unable to learn as he should.
  17. Children by nature, think that everyone else sees as they do and they may not be aware that they do not see well.
  18. Children, even those of the same age, vary in their emotional and social maturity.
  19. Reading instruction at readiness stage focuses on the pre-reading skills that are prerequisites to learning to read.
  20. Reading readiness refers to the refinement of vocabulary, comprehension, literary appreciation, and study skills.