GACE Reading (617): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. A teacher may decide to asses how a student thinks through an intangible fact like gravity by assigning a demonstration or experiment to observe. This would mean the teacher is assessing the _____ of that student.

Question 2 2. The study of _____ posits that people are driven on all levels by what they perceive as rewards and punishments, so these perceptions will always influence or determine what a person will do.

Question 3 3. Piaget assumed that children learn in two ways, through _____. In the first way, children handle new events in a way that is consistent with their existing scheme. In the latter way, children will handle new information or events by modifying an existing scheme or forming a new one.

Question 4 4. By making _____, we simultaneously dissect multiple literary works into parts and compare literary elements handled by each author to better see how works written about the same topic or in the same time period compare to one another.

Question 5 5. When making materials from scratch for his/her classroom, a teacher must ask a few questions to evaluate if the visual aid, chart, handout, graph, etc. is appropriate. Which one of the following is NOT one of those questions?

Question 6 6. When a teacher selects a textbook for literacy instruction, common criteria are used to evaluate each possible textbook. Which of the following is NOT a criterion question?

Question 7 7. If a teacher wanted to use technology to engage students in hands-on tasks with the technology, a fantastic device which allows students to write or draw over projected images and cue the technology to respond to their markings is the _____.

Question 8 8. The _____ of any piece of writing is extremely important to study because it is the intentional framework of the writing, the author's plan before writing, and it controls major elements like plot, setting, or theme. It is an organization element of writing used to highlight theme and meaning.

Question 9 9. When teaching a child about how to identify an oncoming cause and effect structure in writing, we teach the child to recognize common signal words or phrases. Which of the following is NOT a common signal for a cause and effect structure?

Question 10 10. One of the most important things an educator must do is determine if students have learning disabilities. This can begin through diagnostic achievement tests, to determine strengths and weaknesses, but a teacher must observe behaviors. For example, a child assumed to be an introvert may simply be exhibiting _____ by becoming quiet, withdrawn, bored, inattentive, or disorganized when facing a situation in class they are not confident with.

Question 11 11. One of the least helpful parenting styles a teacher will encounter when familiarizing himself/herself with students is the _____ style, which sees parents literally or essentially absent, giving little or no attention to their children, and producing children who are often troublesome and looking for attention or solitary and distrustful of all adults.

Question 12 12. In written language, we refer to accent marks which help readers understand the proper pronunciation of a word as _____.

Question 13 13. In descriptive linguistics, we study how sequences of sounds can have meaning. We call this _____.

Question 14 14. When teaching phonics, it is imperative that a teacher explain _____, which is identifying what letters makes which sounds in writing and which words have idiosyncratic spelling patterns and follow different phonetic rules.

Question 15 15. In human languages, any type of repetition is meaningful and meant to be exposed. his is why we enjoy tongue twisters and limericks and rhymes. When writers purposes repeat consonant sounds, as in ''The silky sand gave way to her slipper,'' he/she is using _____.

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