ELL Instructional Methods for Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What types of narrative examples should a teacher provide to ELLs?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a benefit of using narrative writing with ELLs?

Question 3 3. What kinds of narrative writing assignments should you give to ELL students?

Question 4 4. Why is it important for beginner ELLs to master a few writing basics?

Question 5 5. Should teachers place a lot of emphasis on correct spelling when teaching beginning ELLs?

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Question 6 6. How can a variety of writing activities help students?

Question 7 7. ELL students are writing a short composition on their favorite holiday. Leila, who is a Muslim ELL, writes about Ramadan and writes (peace be upon Him) when referring to Muhammad. This particular way of writing has to do with Leila's first language regarding:

Question 8 8. Ahmed is an Arab student who always replaces the letter 'p' for a 'b'. For instance, he writes 'I am going to the bark' instead of 'the park'. This is probably due to an influence of Ahmed's first language in regards to:

Question 9 9. Pierre is a French speaking ELL who often skips the auxiliary verb to write questions. He says this type of verb is not used in French. Pierre's ELL teacher can do the following about this:

Question 10 10. Which students would most likely benefit from the use of a bilingual dictionary?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an example of a sentence frame?

Question 12 12. What is an example of a collaborative writing strategy?

Question 13 13. Why should students be allowed to give personal critiques of narrative examples they read in class?

Question 14 14. What is the BEST way for students to learn how narrative writing is done?

Question 15 15. What can happen if ELL students read material that is too advanced?

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Question 16 16.

Is the following statement true? Why or why not?


Identifying ELL student writing errors should be used as a corrective rather than a punitive tool.

Question 17 17. The following is NOT a transferable skill between first language writing and English writing:

Question 18 18. Which of the following ELLs who joins school in the US has the best advantage to develop writing skills in English?

Question 19 19. Which sentence frame would be appropriate to provide to a student for a cause/effect writing task?

Question 20 20. You ask your students to write a one-paragraph summary of the chapter you just read in class. Which of the following would be an appropriate accommodation for an ELL student?

ELL Instructional Methods for Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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