MTLE Chemistry: Scientific Literacy & Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is specialized vocabulary?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a good way to activate students' prior knowledge about a topic?

Question 3 3. What is a schema?

Question 4 4. How can you help students determine what matters in a content area text?

Question 5 5. What is content area literacy?

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Question 6 6. In a reader's workshop, the teacher _____.

Question 7 7. The six reading strategies (i.e., making connections, visualizing, questioning, inferring, determining importance and synthesizing) should be taught _____.

Question 8 8. The reading strategy students use that reminds them of their own life is _____.

Question 9 9. The reading strategy that allows readers to make mental images is _____.

Question 10 10. Research on reading tells us good readers _____.

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Question 11 11. Why is it important to consider student reading abilities when assigning science reading?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 13 13. Which of the following would be considered cognition?

Question 14 14. Which skill is important for vocabulary development?

Question 15 15. What is academic discourse?

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Question 16 16. How do word walls help students learn content-area vocabulary words?

Question 17 17. A customized dictionary allows students to:

Question 18 18. Graphic organizers help students learn content-area vocabulary in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. All of the following are content-area vocabulary instructional strategies EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. Why is teaching prefixes and suffixes that come from Greek and Latin root words important in the content-area classroom?

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Question 21 21. The abstract of a scientific paper does what?

Question 22 22. The part of a journal article in which the scientist interprets his or her results is called the _____.

Question 23 23. The authors of a paper will include their reasoning for the current experiment in the _____.

Question 24 24. Finding journal articles without the help of a university library subscription can sometimes be difficult because they can _____.

Question 25 25. The best way to read a scientific journal article is _____.

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Question 26 26. Teachers can support student reading by:

Question 27 27. Exposing students to information about subject matter before reading is known as:

Question 28 28. Poor reading ability:

Question 29 29. The importance of the 'Read Aloud/Think Aloud' strategy is:

Question 30 30. Using word study:

MTLE Chemistry: Scientific Literacy & Instruction 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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