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Developing & Managing the School Library Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What can you do to encourage independence among students?

Question 2 2. What does it mean to be a responsive librarian?

Question 3 3. What is one advantage of having a positive and inviting library space?

Question 4 4. Why is it important for a library to be well lit?

Question 5 5. Why is demand-driven acquisition not the only consideration to take when getting new material in the library?

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Question 6 6. How often should a library media specialist weed material in the library?

Question 7 7. _____ is a journal that could be used as a selection tool.

Question 8 8. _____ is the practice of removing material from a library collection.

Question 9 9. Within a school, a(n) _____ can help a Library Media Specialist in knowing how to assist a student with a disability.

Question 10 10. An example of part of the collection that would be beneficial to those with disabilities might be:

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Question 11 11. To ensure the physical space is open to all patrons,

Question 12 12. Which is NOT a possible consideration specifically within a school library?

Question 13 13. The advantages of a flexible schedule include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. Mrs. Books is an library media specialist, but she is struggling to know how to structure her library. She is researching online from reputable organizations and finds:

Question 15 15. The benefits of which schedule include a reliable routine, adequate teacher planning time, and the library media specialist knows what to expect on any given day.

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Question 16 16. The three main types of scheduling in a library media center include:

Question 17 17. When organizing fiction books according to reading levels, you should...

Question 18 18. What is a library collection?

Question 19 19. How many books is it usually reasonable for a first grader to check out at a time?

Question 20 20. Which of the following types of fiction might you display separately from the general collection?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. 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?

Question 23 23. How can brainstorming encourage creative thinking?

Question 24 24. How do response sets obstruct creative thinking?

Question 25 25. Have clean hands, keep the processing area clean, and refrain from bending the spine backward are all:

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Question 26 26. Having the name of the Library Media Center clearly written on the material would be important for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. Because humidity and temperature matter to the preservation of material, it is wise to consider such things. This would be the answer to which question?

Question 28 28. It is best to educate library patrons about how to best care for their checked out material through _____ and _____ means.

Question 29 29. What is one way you can make sure to maintain a diverse collection in your library?

Question 30 30. Which is NOT a question to consider when weeding material?

Developing & Managing the School Library Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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