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Literacy Assessments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following patterns of scores lies mostly in the mid-range?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statistical tools has a standard deviation of 1 and a mean of 0?

Question 3 3. _____ assessments are constructed by experts and published for use in schools.

Question 4 4. What type of performance assessment allows the teacher to determine what the students are capable of for long periods of time?

Question 5 5. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

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Question 6 6. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

Question 7 7. Ravi is taking part in adaptive testing. Which of the following will he most likely encounter?

Question 8 8. Which is an example of an informal assessment?

Question 9 9. Sanjay stopped taking the test when he came upon several questions with words that had different meanings and contexts to him. This is an example of:

Question 10 10. Why is it a good idea to have students make predictions throughout the reading as well as before?

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Question 11 11. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 12 12. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

Question 13 13. Of the following standard deviations listed, which one indicates the most variance among test scores?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is one way to assess comprehension?

Question 15 15. Which component of oral language deals with understanding the social rules of communication?

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Question 16 16. All of the following factors impact standardized test performance EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

Question 18 18. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

Question 19 19. What makes a test biased?

Question 20 20. An assessment used to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction at the end of a specific course is referred to as a _____ assessment.

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Question 21 21. When an assessment has similar administration procedures, instructions and questions, it is considered to be a _____ assessment.

Question 22 22. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

Question 23 23. Asking a student ''What did you do this summer?'' would be an example of which type of assessment?

Question 24 24.

Calculate the z-score using the following data:

Raw score is 75, mean is 50, and standard deviation is 10

Question 25 25. The score that indicates how far a student's performance is from the mean with respect to standard deviation units is called the _____.

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Question 26 26. Mr. Thomas uses an assessment to evaluate his students' knowledge and abilities in Art. He is using a _____ assessment.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an appropriate decoding assessment?

Question 28 28. The use of differing test administration and instruction potentially results in _____.

Question 29 29. How can you most helpfully use the information you get from literacy assessments?

Question 30 30. 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.

Literacy Assessments Chapter Exam Instructions

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