Classroom Environment for Literacy Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mr. Parker always begins each physics class by asking 'What do you think will happen if…' He believes that acknowledging students' previous beliefs about physical laws will increase their motivation to understand new and accurate concepts. Mr. Parker is utilizing the _____ perspective.

Question 2 2. The learning environment does NOT include _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about effective classroom management is FALSE?

Question 4 4. Research shows the optimum length of wait time 1 and wait time 2 is _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following questions represents an example of when a teacher might prefer a short wait time?

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Question 6 6. Wait time 1 is defined as the _____.

Question 7 7. Samuel is very good at paying attention to other people's cues and actions and then changing his own behavior accordingly. For example, if he is talking to a shy, reserved individual, he will notice that person's reserved nature and immediately tone down his own speaking style. In such instances, Samuel is demonstrating his ability for _____.

Question 8 8. How can educators use indices of motivation?

Question 9 9. What is another term for self-efficacy?

Question 10 10. Research shows the typical length of wait time 1 and wait time 2 in the average classroom is _____.

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Question 11 11. How does motivation affect learning?

Question 12 12. Miss Rogers' business students will be participating in mock interviews next week. This assignment is an example of _____.

Question 13 13. Wait time 2 is defined as the _____.

Question 14 14. Which perspective proposes that personality characteristics, such as risk-taking, affect motivation?

Question 15 15. When creating classroom rules, teachers should:

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Question 16 16. Tara feels very unsure of her ability when she starts working at JMV Jewelry. However, after watching her coworkers succeeding at the same tasks she needs to do, she starts to feel inspired and a lot more confident. How is Tara's self-efficacy growing in this situation?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a source of self-efficacy?

Question 18 18. How can self-efficacy ultimately affect a worker's accomplishments and quality of work?

Question 19 19. Which of the following would BEST support student engagement in the classroom?

Question 20 20. Maria studied hard and received an A on her history assignment. She felt proud and was reinforced to continue to study hard for every history exam. Which motivational perspective is represented in this scenario?

Classroom Environment for Literacy 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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