cloze procedure

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Noun1.cloze procedure - a test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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A specific strategy currently being employed in the program's undergraduate video conferences is a unique application of the Cloze Procedure (Cloze Procedure, n.
The cloze procedure as a measure of proficiency in English as a foreign language.
the Fernald technique, the Gillingham-Stillman Approach and Orton-Gillingham Approach, the language experience approach, the individualized reading approach, readability, oral reading, miscue analysis, the initial teaching alphabet, Words in Color, the linguistic approach, emergent literacy, story grammar, the Reading Recovery Program, phonemic awareness, the whole language approach, literature circles, literature-based reading approaches, readers' theater, the Four Blocks Framework, the cloze procedure, the Question-Answer Relationship strategy, alternative assessment techniques, and the reading-writing workshop.
The Cloze procedure is like The Reading Detective Club in that both of them require using context clues to be completed and both proved that sounding out is a limited reading activity.
In his article entittled Cloze procedure : A new tool for measuring readability which was published in Journalism Quarterly (1953), Taylor had given a complete report on this test procedure both theoretically and as a technique to measure text readability.
The Cloze Procedure and Proficiency in English as a Foreign Language.
One of the seven accounting textbook readability studies completed in the last twenty-five years (Adelberg & Razek, 1984) used the Cloze Procedure.
Students will complete a selective word deletion cloze procedure.
The cloze procedure is justified on the assumption that a person who is either a native speaker of the language tested or a reasonably proficient non-native speaker should be able to anticipate what words belong in the blanks given the contextual clues of the passage.
The Cloze procedure deletes every fifth word, determining the readability score by the reader's ability to fill in the blanks.