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TABE 11 & 12 Consumable Student Reading Manual for Level E


The TABE 11 & 12 Student Reading Manual for Level E

The TABE 11 & 12 Student Reading Manual for Level E is designed to successfully prepare adult learners for the TABE 11 & 12 Level E reading test and vocational training admission reading tests. In other words, this manual presents exercises that help adult education programs and workforce programs, and their learners meet the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) reading expectations.

The reading exercises and answer keys of this manual cover TABE 11 & 12 Level E and CCR reading standards and content. For example, the reading comprehension exercises address 1) Phonics and word recognition, 2) Key ideas and details, 3) Craft and structure and 4) Integration of knowledge and ideas. The TABE 11 & 12 Reading Student Manual for Level M is divided into 18 sections.

Lesson 1: Suggestions for Better Reading Comprehension

Lesson 2: Developing Phonemic Awareness

Lesson 3: Building Decoding Skills

Lesson 4: Using Background Knowledge

Lesson 5: Making Inferences and Predictions

Lesson 6: Using Visual Imagery

Lesson 7: Building Vocabulary and Using Context Clues

Lesson 8: Question and Answer Relationships

Lesson 9: Learning Non-Fiction Text Features

Lesson 10: Reading for Main Ideas

Lesson 11: Understanding What You Read

Lesson 12: Using Text Structure to Build Reading Comprehension

Lesson 13: Point of View

Lesson 14: How to Read Graphs and Data

Reading Longer Selections

Reading Skills Self-Evaluation

Practice Tests

Answer Keys

To be specific, this manual is designed for adult learners as an instructional guide for the development of reading comprehension strategies and skills. This book offers reading strategies to help adult learners become more active, strategic, and purposeful readers. The use of these strategies will also help learners understand and remember what they read. Reading is an active and thinking process. Therefore, this book encourages learners to actively engage with texts by predicting, making connections and inferences, asking and answering questions, and completing the comprehension activities.

The strategies taught in this manual are all based on the research of teaching reading. These strategies are 1) Developing Phonemic Awareness, 2) Building Decoding Skills, 3)Using Background Knowledge, 4) Making Inferences and Predictions, 5) Using Visual Imagery, 6) Building Vocabulary Using Context Clues, 7)Understanding Question-Answer Relationships (QARs), 8) Learning Nonfiction Text Features, 9)Reading for Main Ideas, 10) Understanding What You Read, 11) Using Text Structure to Build Reading Comprehension, 12) Understanding Point-of-View and 13) How to Read Graphs and Data.

Examples of the different strategies are provided in the first section of this manual. In addition to the lessons and examples, the manual provides practice exercises for using the strategies in the context of reading longer passages. Finally, this manual teaches about point of view. Identifying point of view in fiction and non-fiction texts improves reading comprehension. And all the reading strategies are presented with examples, pictures, and text.


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