This TABE 11 & 12 Student Reading Manual for Level D
This TABE 11 & 12 Student Reading Manual for Level D is designed to successfully prepare adult learners for the TABE 11 & 12 Level D 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 D and CCR reading standards and content. For example, the reading comprehension exercises address 1) Key ideas and details, 2) Craft and structure and 3) The integration of knowledge and ideas.
The TABE 11 & 12 Reading Student Manual for Level D is divided into 20 sections:
1. Lesson 1 Suggestions for Better Reading Comprehension
2. Lesson 2 Vocabulary Acquisition and Reading Comprehension
3. Lesson 3 Activating Background or Prior Knowledge
4. Lesson 4 Making Inferences and Predictions
5. Lesson 5 Reading for Main Ideas6. Lesson
7. Lesson 7 Patterns for Organizing Tex
t8. Lesson 8 Understanding Figurative Language
9. Lesson 9 Denotation and Connotation of Words
10. Lesson 10 Identifying Primary and Secondary Sources
11. Lesson 11 Message and Theme
12. Lesson 12 How to Evaluate an Argument
13. Lesson 13 From Comprehending to Critiquing
14. Lesson 14 Reading Long Passages
15. Reading Skills Self-Evaluation
16. Answer Keys for Practice Exercises
17. Practice Tests 1
18. Practice Tests 2
19. Answer Keys
20. Contact Information
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 (technical, scientific, social studies, and literary) by predicting, making connections and inferences, asking and answering questions, and completing the comprehension activities, and from Comprehending to Critiquing.
There are a variety of research-based strategies presented in this manual: Identifying Primary and Secondary Sources, Message and Theme, How to Evaluate an Argument, Vocabulary Acquisition and Reading Comprehension, Activating background or prior knowledge, Making inferences and prediction, Using visual imagery, Using context clues to build vocabulary, Reading for main ideas, Patterns for Organizing Text, Understanding Figurative Language, Denotation and Connotation of Words, and Summarizing.