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Approaches to Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do response sets obstruct creative thinking?

Question 2 2. You coach a basketball team, and one of your players asks you if he's shooting the ball correctly. You model the correct form and explain the technique to him. This is an example of _____.

Question 3 3. Why is expository instruction sequenced in a purposeful way?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements about discovery instruction is FALSE?

Question 5 5. Mark and four other students in Mr. Robison's class are working together to write a short story. Mr. Robison has assigned specific parts of the story to each group member. The type of learning that best describes this scenario is _____.

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Question 6 6. Cooperative learning occurs when _____.

Question 7 7. The material that students are supposed to learn is referred to as _____.

Question 8 8. Miss Cook's class has just started a geography project. The class has been split into groups of five people. Each person in a group is responsible for creating one piece of a map. The five pieces in each group will then be placed together to create a complete map. This is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of an expert that could provide expository instruction?

Question 10 10. Which type of instruction puts the teacher in the role of controller or organizer?

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Question 11 11. Donna received her marked essay draft from her classmate. He had circled each incorrect verb and explained the grammar rules to her. This student to student feedback is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. All of the following are gender differences observed by researchers, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. How can brainstorming encourage creative thinking?

Question 14 14.

Before learning about differentiated instruction, a group of students was asked to guess the meaning of the term. The teacher received these four responses.

Analyze these responses and indicate which one best aligns with the concept of differentiated instruction.

Question 15 15. Which of the following elements define true cooperative learning in groups?

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Question 16 16. Hector showed his students how to create a box out of notebook paper. He then asked them to take out a few pieces of paper and try it for themselves. This is an example of _____.

Question 17 17. Sarah is in second grade and usually uses a ruler to draw straight lines. When she can't find her ruler she decides to use the side of her pencil box instead, even though no one has taught her this possible use of the pencil box. Sarah's creative solution shows that she is not suffering from the barrier of _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of hands-on instruction?

Question 19 19. Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.

Question 20 20. Mark, Justin, and Ashley meet at the end of class and discuss the lesson. They take turns sharing their opinion of the content, asking questions, and leading discussion. This is an example of which type of cooperative learning?

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Question 21 21. An advance organizer is _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is true about expository instruction?

Question 23 23. The tests or student presentations that show what students have learned are called _____.

Question 24 24. Ms. Kim is a mechanic. When someone brings in a car with problems, she asks the driver many questions about the history of the car and its recent use in order to think creatively about what might be wrong. What strategy is Ms. Kim using to solve the problem here?

Question 25 25. Every time Zion solves word problems, he approaches the problems in the exact same way. As the problems become more complicated, Zion has trouble solving them because he cannot think creatively. Which of the following tendencies is an example of his habitual approach to solving word problems?

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Question 26 26. Girls are more occupied with physical appearance than boys. This gender difference is reflected in which grade level?

Question 27 27. Mr. Jones wants to incorporate an authentic activity to teach his students how to recognize maple trees. Which of the following is his best option?

Question 28 28. Which of the following scenarios is an example of expository instruction?

Question 29 29. Girls are more likely to show a greater interest in attending college. This gender difference is reflected in which grade level?

Question 30 30. In differentiated instruction, the in-class and hands-on activities that are designed to enhance students' learning are called _____.

Approaches to Instruction Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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