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SECTION A [50 marks] Answer all questions in this section in the space provided.

People read for different purposes. State two different purposes and provide an example for each.

[4 marks]

Reading readiness varies greatly from one child to the next Briefly explain two factors that influence reading readiness.

[2 marks]





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Extensive reading is important for the development of students' language proficiency Briefly explain what extensive reading is and suggestthree ways to encourage extensive reading among pupils.




[4 marks]


Suggest four ways intensive reading can be used to explore a text in a primary ESL

[4 marks]

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Skimming and scanning are two reading strategies which are commonry used in intensive reading. Briefry exprain what skimmin"g ano s"unning are, and give an example of an activity for each strategy.

[4 marks]
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The Language Experience Approach (LEA) is one way to promote literacy development. Describe two features of LEA


[2 marks] ln the sight word approach, new words are rearned by sight (memory) as the rearner sees them written and aided with picture cues. Briefly describe one sight word activrty that a teacher can apply in a reading lesson.


[2 marks]


6. a Vocabulary knowledge

is criticalto reading comprehension. Briefly describe two

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techniques to teach vocabulary to young learners.

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[4 marks]

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Choose one technique mentioned in (a) and design an activity to teach verbs to beginning readers.

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(4 marks)

Assessment is a necessary component in teaching reading skills and vocabulary. Briefly describe two techniques for assessing reading skilis and vocabulary.

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[4 marks] Using the text above, design two different types of test-items to assess pupils' understanding of the text.

Test type 1: Example of test type:

Test type 2:
Example of test type:


[6 marxs]


SECTION B [50 marks]

any two questions.

\s an ESL teacher, we need to understand the theoretical models of reading to help

ts understand the process of readrng better. Discuss three different models of reading by explaining their features and relating them to your teaching of reading. Provide examples to support your answer. [25 marks]

Suitable materials are crucialfor the reading development of young learners. As future English teacher, discuss the{actors you need to consider when selecting
reading materials for beginning readers in a primary classroom. [25 marks]

Discuss the criteria that need to be taken into consideration when planning activities

for an English reading lesson for a Year 2 mixed ability class.

[25 marks]


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Based on the Learning Standard given berow, pran a reading resson. Learning Standard:

2.2.4 Able to read a,d understand

Topic: I Love Animals

a paragraph of

s -B simpte sentences

You need to include the following:

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2 behavioural obiectives clear stages of a reading lesson

[25 marks]