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MTEL Reading Specialist: Alphabetic Principle Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. During which stage would a speller write the word 'egl' for 'eagle'?

Question 2 2. What do students first need to understand for success with the alphabetic principle?

Question 3 3. What should be kept in mind when deciding which sequence to teach letters?

Question 4 4. How can you give students more practice associating written letters with their corresponding sounds?

Question 5 5. Which is true about reading and spelling development?

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Question 6 6. Which is true for phonics instruction?

Question 7 7. Which is an important component of teaching letter identification?

Question 8 8. What skill does letter basketball help students practice?

Question 9 9. If a child uses the letter 'R' to represent the word 'are,' she or he is likely in the _____ stage of spelling development.

Question 10 10. When a child just puts together a string of random letters, numbers, and symbols, they are likely in the _____ stage of spelling development.

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Question 11 11. Which is true about bilingual and non-native English learners?

Question 12 12. Which method of reinforcing letter identification relies on using touch to practice letters?

Question 13 13. How might a student in the transitional stage spell 'eagle'?

Question 14 14. The stage of spelling development that involves using a complete understanding of language is the _____ stage.

Question 15 15. What do students need to be able to do to correctly identify letters?

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Question 16 16. What two concepts do students need in order to learn spelling processes?

Question 17 17. What should preschool and kindergarten students learn about letters?

Question 18 18. What teaching method is important to use when teaching letter identification?

Question 19 19. What is a game that can be used to help students review previously learned letters?

Question 20 20. Spelling based on both sounding out words and some basic patterns occurs in the _____ of spelling development.

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Question 21 21. Teaching the alphabet to preschoolers involves:

Question 22 22. What does the alphabetic principle describe?

Question 23 23. Which is true of the precommunicative stage?

Question 24 24. A child who spells based on sound alone is likely in the _____ stage of spelling development.

Question 25 25. How can teachers of non-native English learners support the development of the alphabetic principle?

MTEL Reading Specialist: Alphabetic Principle Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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