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Language & Literacy Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Oral language teaches young children culture. How does this impact reading?

Question 2 2. A seven month old baby repeatedly babbles 'bababa' and 'dadada'. This is an example of

Question 3 3. The component of language that involves the rules of structure and speech sounds is called _____.

Question 4 4. What can be done to improve orthographic skills?

Question 5 5. In which system will students sometimes respond to their teacher's native language questions by speaking in their second language?

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Question 6 6. Which is an example of orthographic processing?

Question 7 7. Overextending language is when a baby

Question 8 8. How are students expected to learn the definitions of words in systems which do not allow for use of a student's native language?

Question 9 9. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 10 10. Which is a sign of orthographic processing difficulty?

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Question 11 11. Which statement correctly compares the function of Broca's area and Wernicke's area?

Question 12 12. Which of the following would be involved in planning the learning process?

Question 13 13. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

Question 14 14. Which of these is not a way to motivate students?

Question 15 15. The component of language that involves two parts, syntax and morphology is known as _____ development.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

Question 17 17. Who proposed that children are born with a language acquisition device?

Question 18 18. Some systems call for a widespread use of a student's native language. These types of systems emphasize _____.

Question 19 19. What is metacognition?

Question 20 20. Why should teachers use intrinsic motivational tools?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following would be involved in controlling the learning process?

Question 22 22. What external factor do educators need to be aware of that may influence exposure to language and oral language development?

Question 23 23. Metacognitive skills help you do which of the following?

Question 24 24. What do children gain through oral language?

Question 25 25. Which of the following would be involved in evaluating the learning process?

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Question 26 26. Which of these is not one of the 6 components of oral language?

Question 27 27. Josh is talking with his teacher; each time the teacher is talking, Josh waits for him to stop before he starts talking again. Which component of language is represented in this example?

Question 28 28. Which of these is NOT a primary impact of oral language skills on reading development?

Question 29 29. Fluent speaking is often most quickly achieved through systems that _____.

Question 30 30. Why do some readers with orthographic processing problems read in a choppy manner?

Language & Literacy Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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