Definition of Cloze procedure

1. Noun. A test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks.

Exact synonyms: Cloze Test
Generic synonyms: Diagnostic Assay, Diagnostic Test



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Literary usage of Cloze procedure

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1. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"cloze procedure TRAINING Background cloze procedure, or the fixed deletion of every fifth to ninth word, is a way to measure a student's familiarity with ..."

2. Apprenticeship in Literacy: Transitions Across Reading and Writing by Linda J. Dorn, Cathy French, Tammy Jones (1998)
"She uses the cloze procedure on a sentence from the text to guide the children through the ... (See Chapter 3 for more on how to do the cloze procedure. ..."

3. Teaching for Deep Comprehension: A Reading Workshop Approach by Linda J. Dorn, Carla Soffos (2005)
"Cover chosen word/s and have students supply missing word/s (cloze procedure). Cover ending punctuation and elicit predictions. Flag favorite words, phrases ..."

4. Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach by Anthony & Ula Manzo (1990)
"The Content-cloze procedure is one such strategy. The Content-Cloze teaching procedure is based on the doze testing procedure, a concept covered more fully ..."

5. Inventing a Classroom: Life in a Bilingual, Whole Language Learning Community by Kathryn F. Whitmore, Caryl G. Crowell (1994)
"When she implements a cloze procedure (an instructional strategy whereby children predict meanings for hidden sections of text while they read), ..."

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