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Children's Literature Genres & Characteristics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This genre features fictional characters and events but may use imagined or real scientific principles.

Question 2 2. In Charlotte's Web, why does Charlotte spin messages about Wilbur in her web?

Question 3 3. Why would an author write a book for entertainment?

Question 4 4. What is a chapbook?

Question 5 5. Growing up one experience helped Cleary grow compassionate towards what type of readers?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following would be considered literature?

Question 7 7. Children's literature contributes to a constructivist view of learning new content in all except which of the following ways?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of traditional literature?

Question 9 9. Genre is defined as the _____ of a book.

Question 10 10. How exactly did Children's literature morph from teaching morals to entertaining?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following children's books would you read to teach children about showing compassion for people with physical deformities?

Question 12 12. What kind of book should be chosen for a guided reading activity?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is true?

Question 14 14. How does reading implicitly expand a student's vocabulary?

Question 15 15. Cleary has been praised by critics for her ability to write stories that almost all readers can relate to. What are two things that Cleary applies to her writing that helps her achieve this?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following children's books would you read to teach children about racism in America?

Question 17 17. Which of the following best describes cognitive skills?

Question 18 18. After reading Cleary's road to success. What is one thing you can apply from her writing style to yours as a means of engaging the reader?

Question 19 19. Who participates in a 'become the character' activity?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is one of the major themes of Charlotte's Web?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following questions might be used to promote critical thinking skills while reading a book?

Question 22 22. Which of the following children's books would you read to help a child cope with grief?

Question 23 23. How many students should be in a guided reading activity?

Question 24 24. Which of the following stories would be used to help students relate to a lesson about space exploration?

Question 25 25. What is the primary purpose behind the I Survived series?

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Question 26 26. Contemporary fiction is best defined as which of the following?

Question 27 27. The lyrics present in popular music are examples of which of the following?

Question 28 28. Having students complete an art activity involving a book can contribute to their ______.

Question 29 29. What century was the Golden Age for Children's Literature?

Question 30 30. Which of the following children's books teaches empathy and friendship?

Children's Literature Genres & Characteristics Chapter Exam Instructions

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