GACE Media Specialist (601): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. A popular technique used for a lesson in the media center is the jigsaw. The advantage to using a jigsaw activity during a lesson is that students _____

Question 2 2. In his media center, Mr. Gomez often does whole class instruction on research skills. He wants his visiting students to feel comfortable asking him questions; however, he often finds that the questions and answers take up too much time and he does not get a chance to finish his lesson. To solve this, Mr. Gomez should try using:

Question 3 3. The award given annually for excellence in illustration is the:

Question 4 4. Often children need transitional books because they need help:

Question 5 5. A library media specialist sees that his students are struggling with the content of his lesson. He realizes that they are experiencing cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance occurs when a learner cannot:

Question 6 6. Ms. Chapel has just finished her first day of media center orientations, and she is discouraged. The visiting students demonstrated behavior problems which disrupted her lessons multiples times. Ms. Chapel knows that she has several options to try to correct this behavior in the future, including negative reinforcement and negative punishment. The key difference between negative reinforcement and negative punishment is that the act of negative reinforcement takes away something a student does not want while the act of negative punishment _____

Question 7 7. A first grade teacher asks her library media specialist for some resources to help teach her students to read. The library media specialist recommends the interactive model. The interactive reading model involves which of the following?

Question 8 8. Teachers often take their students to the media center to work on problem-solving activities. All of the problem-solving models have what in common? They all focus on _____

Question 9 9. The Old Man and the Sea, The Metamorphosis, and The Turn of the Screw are examples of which type of fiction?

Question 10 10. A mouse and a keyboard are _____

Question 11 11. In verifying the credibility of an online source, a student should research which of the following?

Question 12 12. A library media specialist and an Honors English teacher are collaboratively planning a lesson for their students. They both embrace the constructivist approach to education and so they decide to use project-based learning. The reason that project-based learning fits well into constructivism is because it involves:

Question 13 13. Which of the following would be missing from a reading lesson with a balanced literacy approach?

Question 14 14. In their last few formative assessments during reading lessons at the media center, the library media specialist has noticed that a student is confused about the plot of the short chapter book she is reading. One strategy the library media specialist could recommend to the teacher in order to resolve this is:

Question 15 15. Which of the following lists includes Boolean logic operators?

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