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FTCE Middle Grades Math: Instructional Strategies & Tools Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of an expert that could provide expository instruction?

Question 2 2. Farah is using a bar chart to present the breakdown of customers who purchase her company's core product by hair color. This is an example of which of the following types of data?

Question 3 3. What intangible benefit might you see when using a Promethean Board in your lessons?

Question 4 4. An advance organizer provides structure for _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following can be used as an advance organizer?

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Question 6 6. What piece of technology allows Marco and his classmates to interact with information on a touchscreen projector?

Question 7 7. Five friends get together. Each friend has three toothpicks. They put all their toothpicks into one pile. How many toothpicks total are in the pile?

Question 8 8.

Solve this problem.

Suzie slices her apple pie in half, turns it 90 degrees and slices it in half again. How many slices does she have now?

Question 9 9. What is the software that allows teachers and students to make interactive lessons with SMART Boards called?

Question 10 10. Students can answer questions using devices and the results can be displayed on the SMART Board. Why is this helpful in the classroom?

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Question 11 11. Alex needs to convey some precise financial information to his company's Board of Directors in a quarterly report. How should he present this information?

Question 12 12. Dr. Carlson is a college professor who teaches Anatomy and Physiology. He has just compared the human eye to a camera so that his students better understand the function of each part. This is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 13 13. Mr. Smee is an elementary school teacher. He makes his students sign in on the classroom computer by simply typing their names into a spreadsheet. How does this empower students?

Question 14 14. Sarah brings 8 puppies to a dog party and Joe brings 4 puppies to the dog party. Lisa is making two outfits for each puppy. How many outfits does Lisa end up making?

Question 15 15. What well-known mathematical model could you use to determine the size (in square feet) of your rectangular backyard?

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Question 16 16. What is this?

Question 17 17. How are manipulatives a form of constructivism?

Question 18 18. Visual graphics_____, while textual graphics _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following best explains why manipulatives work especially well for math lessons?

Question 20 20.

For this problem, what part of the problem would you represent with a math manipulative?

Jordan is raising worms for fisherman. He has 5 buckets for growing worms. Each bucket has 10 worms to start. If each bucket doubles its number of worms in a month, how many total worms will Jordan have at the end of the month?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following can be used as a math manipulative?

Question 22 22. What is a very broad definition of mathematical modeling?

Question 23 23. Which best describes a SMART Board?

Question 24 24. Why are models not always accurate?

Question 25 25. Which of the following are ways to apply manipulatives in the classroom?

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Question 26 26. How does Marco's teacher ensure students are empowered, even at home?

Question 27 27. On which of the following situations is an advance organizer being used?

Question 28 28. What does it mean to empower students in learning?

Question 29 29. What two elements does a Promethean Board combine?

Question 30 30. Why is expository instruction sequenced in a purposeful way?

FTCE Middle Grades Math: Instructional Strategies & Tools Chapter Exam Instructions

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