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MTLE Middle Level Science: Developing Science Reading Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is academic discourse?

Question 2 2. What is the primary unit of a word called?

Question 3 3. Which of the following would be considered cognition?

Question 4 4. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

Question 5 5. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

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Question 6 6. Jim is writing a news article about the causes of a local recession. What signal words is he most likely to use in his article?

Question 7 7. Which method requires the student to explain the main concepts orally after having read the passage?

Question 8 8. Which is an example of differentiated instruction?

Question 9 9. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 10 10. Poor reading ability:

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Question 11 11. Which approach to teaching reading focuses solely on strategy-based instruction?

Question 12 12. Nonfiction texts, such as news articles, scholarly journal articles, and readings from textbooks, are all considered expository texts. Authors of these informational texts organize their ideas by using basic organizational structures, such as:

Question 13 13. Using word study:

Question 14 14. Which term refers to the time when a student cannot confidently speak or read, but takes in the information around him?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 16 16. Which learning hypothesis states that anxiety, no motivation and low confidence have a negative effect on learning?

Question 17 17. Which approach to teaching reading to students with different cultures includes modifying the content and curriculum for an individual student?

Question 18 18. Why is it important to consider student reading abilities when assigning science reading?

Question 19 19. You have a student write out his thoughts as he reads a passage. Which method are you using?

Question 20 20. Your student notices when something in the language is wrong, but can't explain why. This is an example of which theory of learning?

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Question 21 21. Can one informational text, such as a news article, contain more than one type of organizational structure? Explain why or why not.

Question 22 22. What three areas should teachers keep in mind when differentiating?

Question 23 23. How can teachers scaffold reading tasks?

Question 24 24. The importance of the 'Read Aloud/Think Aloud' strategy is:

Question 25 25. Why is it important for readers to be able to identify the type of organizational structure used in an informational text?

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Question 26 26. Which methods rely on a verbal response?

Question 27 27. Which skill is important for vocabulary development?

Question 28 28. Which method for assessing reading level involves using miscues to get the words per minute your student can read fluently?

Question 29 29. Which level of a reader is the lowest?

Question 30 30. Which is true about background knowledge?

MTLE Middle Level Science: Developing Science Reading Skills 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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