Elementary ELA: Language Structure, Meaning & Figurative Interpretation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are the two questions you need to use when teaching the basics of sentence structure?

Question 2 2. Which teaching strategy consists of students finishing each other's sentences to create a story?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a strategy for teaching sentence structure to students with learning disabilities?

Question 4 4. Which teaching strategy consists of students matching each sentence to its type?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a teaching aspect of sentence structure?

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Question 6 6. The rules that govern both written and spoken language is _____.

Question 7 7. In the simplest of terms, syntax is _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true about syntactic clues?

Question 9 9. The positioning of words in a sentence is called _____.

Question 10 10. The process of figuring out the meaning of unknown words using syntax is _____.

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Question 11 11. What is a 'sign' in the linguistic field?

Question 12 12. What is the best method of distinguishing between literal meaning and figurative meaning?

Question 13 13. Which word or term describes the subtle differences in meaning or shades of meaning we associate with words?

Question 14 14. What does semantics determine?

Question 15 15. Semantics means:

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Question 16 16. Which would be best to include when introducing a new vocabulary term?

Question 17 17. What is important when choosing activities for a vocabulary lesson?

Question 18 18. Having students only memorize a specific definition for a term is not the best way to teach vocabulary because

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a good way to teach vocabulary?

Question 20 20. Writing the word on a poster displayed in the classroom called a 'word wall' is a common vocabulary strategy. Which of the following would be the best way to enhance this strategy and increase student understanding of the term?

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Question 21 21. What are grammar and mechanics?

Question 22 22. How can you make direct instruction lessons more exciting?

Question 23 23. What is a regrettably necessary part of teaching grammar and mechanics, especially when introducing a brand new skill or concept?

Question 24 24. What is important to keep in mind when using games to practice new skills?

Question 25 25. What will help students master a new grammar or mechanics skill by allowing them to see it in a variety of contexts?

Elementary ELA: Language Structure, Meaning & Figurative Interpretation Chapter Exam Instructions

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