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MTEL English as a Second Language (54): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. You have an English language learner in your math class. While the student knows the specific math topic you are teaching, the student seems to struggle. A teaching strategy to help the student is:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the first component of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) to address the needs of English learners?

Question 3 3. Sandy, a teacher of English learners, asks students questions to check if they understood the new material she presented. As Sandy does this, she applies this Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) teaching strategy:

Question 4 4. Mary, a teacher of English learners, wants her students to learn about the rule of adding 's' to the third person when using the present tense. According to Stephen Krashen's theory of language acquisition, so that her students learn this rule, Mary would ideally use:

Question 5 5. Laura, a Spanish speaker who is learning English, constantly writes not+verb in her sentence (i.e. The cat not is mine.) Her English language teacher understands that Laura needs to work harder to correctly get this aspect of the English language:

Question 6 6. Tonya, a teacher of English learners, gets her students to practice adding the ending 'ed' to a list of regular verbs so that the verbs adopt their past tense form. The 'ed' ending is:

Question 7 7. The component 'building background' is very important in the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) model. Which of these activities seeks to build background in English learners?

Question 8 8. Tonya teaches science and has a few English language learners (ELLs) in her class. While she clearly explained the steps so students could perform an experiment, the experiment was a disaster for some of the English learners, as they apparently did not understand the instructions. What could Tonya have done differently?

Question 9 9. As part of the content you are teaching to your English language learners (ELLs), there is an article about how the heart pumps blood. You are worried because there are a lot of words in the article that your English learners may not know. How do you adapt this material?

Question 10 10. In which of these situations is a student demonstrating awareness of language variation? The student understands:

Question 11 11. Your English language learners are confused after watching a short film with a Boston accent. They ask you why some actors dropped the 'r' so often. Which aspect of language would you bring up so that your students understand?

Question 12 12. An English language learner tells the teacher that when people talk, he cannot hear the letter 'g' in words ending in 'ing' (i.e. coming, getting). The teacher explains the 'g' is there when these words are in isolation but can get lost in conversation. To fully understand this, the student needs to know this concept:

Question 13 13. Which of the following represents a language objective that a teacher would define as part of lesson preparation in the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) model?

Question 14 14. Rulers, dice, protractors, tangrams, and color tiles are examples of:

Question 15 15. Katie, a teacher of Social Studies, gives her class (including ELLs) a chapter to read on the history of the American flag. Since reading can be overwhelming for ELLs, which of the following strategies can she apply to ease the reading for ELLs?

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