LETRS Unit 4 Assessment Answers

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Based on the grapheme representing /sh/, which word is probably from French?
machine
 
Which of the following words is most probably from the Anglo-Saxon layer of English?
playground
 
Because of arbitrary and historical conventions governing English orthography, some letters can never be used to end a word. Which word can be explained by that principle?
have
 
In phoneme-grapheme mapping, students first segment and mark boxes for the phonemes. Then, they map the graphemes. If students were mapping the graphemes in the word flight, how many boxes (phonemes) would they need?
4
 
In phoneme-grapheme mapping, students first segment and mark boxes for the phonemes. Then, they map the graphemes. If students were mapping the graphemes in the word badge, how many boxes (phonemes) would they need?
3
 
In phoneme-grapheme mapping, students first segment and mark boxes for the phonemes. Then, they map the graphemes. If students were mapping the graphemes in the word timing, how many boxes (phonemes) would they need?
5
 
If you were teaching the soft c for reading and spelling, which words could be used an examples?
circus, cycle, center
 
Which of the following two-syllable words contains an open syllable followed by a closed syllable?
secret
 
Which of the following two-syllable words contains a vowel team syllable followed by a syllable with a vowel-r pattern?
power
 
If a third-grade student writes, “My new puppy is very plafull,” what does his misspelling of the word playful most likely indicate?
He needs to learn to think about the morphemes, or meaningful parts, in longer words.
 
Which word might be found in a lesson on adverb (adverbial) suffixes?
happily
 
What is the best explanation for the spelling of smiled during a lesson on rules for adding suffixes to base words?
Words ending in silent e drop the e when a vowel suffix is added.
 
What is the best definition for oral reading fluency?
reading with accuracy, expression, and sufficient speed to support comprehension
 
What is the most critical step in the process of teaching students to recognize printed words automatically, with little effort?
Ensure that students can apply their knowledge of phonics patterns to unknown words.
 
At what point in a student’s reading development do you no longer need to spend any instructional time on systematic, explicit instruction in phonology, phonics, and syllabification?
When students can rapidly and accurately read a wide variety of multisyllabic words both in isolation and in a text.

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