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AEPA Reading K-8: Sociocultural Influences on Literacy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The benefits of intrinsic motivation include:

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is a critique of the nativist theory of language development?

Question 3 3. What is motivation?

Question 4 4. Which of the following classroom conditions help motivate students?

Question 5 5. The idea of the Language Acquisition Device, developed by Noam Chomsky, could be described as:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements describes children's language development in Asian cultures?

Question 7 7. What is intrinsic motivation?

Question 8 8. Which of these is not a way to motivate students?

Question 9 9. All of the following statements are true about language development in children EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. All of the following strategies promote multicultural instruction in the classroom EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Which of these is an example of an intrinsic motivator?

Question 12 12. A big paycheck is an example of:

Question 13 13. What is an extrinsic motivator?

Question 14 14. _____ takes into consideration the student's level of English language proficiency.

Question 15 15. Every time young Haley says the word 'teddy,' she is given her favorite stuffed bear, which reinforces her understanding and continued use of the word for getting the toy. According to behaviorist theory, this is an example of:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following are ways to build teacher-student connections?

Question 17 17. In the _____ approach to language acquisition, up to 5% of class time is spent using the second language.

Question 18 18. Bilingual education programs promote _____.

Question 19 19. When baby Terrell says 'wa-wa-wa' and points to a cup, his mother responds with 'you want water,' and reinforces his learning by giving him a drink of water. This is an example of the _____ perspective of language development.

Question 20 20. Which of the following BEST defines intrinsic motivation?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following factors support the nativist theory of language development?

Question 22 22. Besides motivational tools for students, what else is needed from the teacher?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is NOT a nativist perspective on language development?

Question 24 24. The main theorist of nativist theory is:

Question 25 25. Why should teachers use intrinsic motivational tools?

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Question 26 26. What is an example of a motivational tool?

Question 27 27. Why is understanding student motivation considered important to educators and psychologists?

Question 28 28. Which of the following BEST defines extrinsic motivation?

Question 29 29.

Brandon is a toddler whose vocabulary consists of labels, such as 'doggie' for all four-legged animals and 'ball' for anything round. His neighbor Cara, who is a few months older, says 'thank you' when given something, and 'good doggie' when she sees the family pet respond to a command.


Brandon exhibits the _____ language style, while Cara is developing _____ language.

Question 30 30. An English-speaking student attends a class in which instruction is 100% in French. This approach to second-language learning is referred to as _____.

AEPA Reading K-8: Sociocultural Influences on Literacy Chapter Exam Instructions

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