Diversity in ESL Students Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Developing their strengths and interests helps ELLs build their confidence. This instructional strategy is particularly important for which one of the following?

Question 2 2. Priscilla had spent just two months in the third grade in her native country when her parents moved to the U.S. Priscilla's ELL teacher should focus on:

Question 3 3. Louise, a teacher of English language learners, notices that one of her ELLs has some serious difficulties getting along with others, does not care about engaging in academic activities, and behaves very aggressively with peers. The student is probably:

Question 4 4. Andrea's teacher has started providing her with new challenges to encourage her to progress with her language skills. This is a language strategy appropriate for what type of students?

Question 5 5. Ahmed joins an English language learning class for the first time. The following is an effective way to get Ahmed acquainted with the other students:

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Question 6 6. Which example may be a considered a cultural bias?

Question 7 7. What is the ESEA?

Question 8 8. What is the 'silent phase' of ELL learning?

Question 9 9. A team of professionals should be in place when considering and assessing the English Language Learner. Who should NOT be on this team?

Question 10 10. The process for identifying an English Language Learner for special education services is _____.

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Question 11 11. Carlos is an ELL and his grades are average. The following assumption about Carlos' academic performance is NOT reasonable:

Question 12 12. ESL teachers can watch for many signs that alert about a possible learning disability when it comes to writing skills. The following IS a sign for concern:

Question 13 13. As an ESL teacher, Ellen knows her students really well. She realizes that, lately, Mario's academic progress stagnates and he seems withdrawn. Her approach should NOT be:

Question 14 14. ESL teachers can watch for many signs that alert about a possible learning disability when it comes to reading skills. The following is NOT a sign for concern:

Question 15 15. All of the following are correct teaching strategies to instruct ELLs with learning disabilities, except for:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a sign of a gifted ELL student?

Question 17 17. How can you prevent gifted students from feeling too overwhelmed?

Question 18 18. What types of behavior may indicate a student is gifted?

Question 19 19. Why is it important to appear neutral in the classroom?

Question 20 20. What type of material should you share with your gifted ELLs?

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Question 21 21. Dysphasia/aphasia is a common learning disability that affects the ability to comprehend and to produce spoken language. This definition allows us to infer that the main language skills this disability affects are:

Question 22 22. Often, students with special education needs have trouble following directions. You are teaching reading skills and this is a teaching strategy to help the student to concentrate.

Question 23 23. What is the key to helping English language learners who need special education?

Question 24 24. While you make a presentation to ELL students, a student who is sitting in the back of the class tells you he has poor vision. This is the adjustment you can do on the spot to help the student.

Question 25 25. Collaboration with the special education team is very important to teach ELLs with special education needs. That team can provide you all the following information EXCEPT:

Diversity in ESL Students Chapter Exam Instructions

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