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Elementary Social Studies: Information Processing Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of these sources probably have consistently reliable and relevant information for students except for which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which type of assessment do teachers use when monitoring students to make adjustments to the lesson plans?

Question 3 3. Which of the following reasons explains why teachers should not rely too heavily on the social studies textbook as the only resource?

Question 4 4. Which of the following online sources would be most credible?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true about artifacts and models?

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Question 6 6. Which one of the following can be found in historical, government, or economic texts?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a secondary source?

Question 8 8. In general, which of the following can provide you with clues about the content and timeliness of a government text?

Question 9 9. What is bias?

Question 10 10. How can statistics not tell the whole story about a set of figures or situation?

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Question 11 11. What do students have after they finish reading and annotating a current events article?

Question 12 12. A student is reading about NAFTA in her social studies textbook. She doesn't understand why NAFTA exists. She most likely lacks _____.

Question 13 13. What strategy encourages students to pay attention to their own thinking when reading current events articles?

Question 14 14. What is the first step when using the SQ3R strategy?

Question 15 15. What strategy helps students understand primary source documents by putting the text in their own words?

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Question 16 16. If you need to know the capital of Brazil, which type of map should you turn to?

Question 17 17. If your ears tend to pop and hurt at high altitudes, which type of map can tell you what places to avoid?

Question 18 18. If you're going to Miami for spring break, which type of map will help you figure out what to pack?

Question 19 19. If you hate having neighbors which type of map can help you figure out the best place to live?

Question 20 20. A topographical map focuses on:

Elementary Social Studies: Information Processing Skills Chapter Exam Instructions

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