Forms of Assessment in Special Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mr. Sanchez made a list of things he needs to do prior to using an intentional observational assessment of his students. Evaluate his list and indicate the item that is the most important thing he needs to do before conducting the assessment.

Question 2 2. A teacher sees a student pretending to be the main character in a story he or she has just read, acting out the book's events perfectly from beginning to end. Afterward, the teacher makes some notes about the student's relaying of the story and files them in his or her portfolio. Has an assessment been conducted? If so, what type?

Question 3 3. Ms. Jones is using a rubric to document student performance during an oral poem composition task. What kind of observational assessment is Ms. Jones conducting?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of a formative assessment?

Question 5 5. What is a formative assessment?

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Question 6 6. What is an exit ticket?

Question 7 7. Using idiomatic phrases such as 'bury the hatchet' could lead to _____.

Question 8 8. What makes a test biased?

Question 9 9. Which of the following test-taker differences is NOT likely to result in test bias?

Question 10 10. Mrs. Miller is conducting an FBA on Tyra, who is struggling with solving math problems. What category of hypothesis will Tyra's problem behavior fall into?

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Question 11 11. Mary was the school guidance counselor and conducted interviews with Jimmy's teacher and principal regarding his problem behaviors. What form of observation is Mary executing?

Question 12 12.

Rachel is asked to do her classwork. She tries talking to her neighbor instead, then sings to herself while tapping her pencil on her desk. Rachel is given a zero on her classwork.

What is the consequence in this ABC scenario?

Question 13 13. How can an ecological assessment help improve the educational performance of a student?

Question 14 14. All of the following are examples of how information is collected for an ecological assessment, EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following scales is limited in its ability to provide information about the severity a behavior?

Question 17 17. All of the following are elements of adaptive behavior EXCEPT for which?

Question 18 18. Which of the following scales must be administered in an interview with a trained professional?

Question 19 19. Which of the following tests is NOT an example of an achievement test?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes an achievement test?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best describes a test that is given before learning takes place?

Question 22 22. Which of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of a performance-based assessment?

Question 24 24. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

Question 25 25. Mrs. Gregg uses an assessment to evaluate children's knowledge and abilities formed in pre-school and in the home. She is using a _____ assessment.

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Question 26 26. An assessment used to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction at the end of a specific course is referred to as a _____ assessment.

Question 27 27. An assessment that uses the same or similar questions and is evaluated using the same criteria for all test-takers is referred to as a _____ assessment.

Question 28 28. What is a probe when used in the context of curriculum-based measurement?

Question 29 29. What is another name for curriculum-based assessment?

Question 30 30. When creating probes to use in curriculum-based measurement, where should you get the material?

Forms of Assessment in Special Education Chapter Exam Instructions

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