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Planning Math Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Choose the correct order for the steps in scaffolding students in mathematics.

Question 2 2. What is the best definition of scaffolding in mathematics?

Question 3 3. Which step of scaffolding requires the most help from the teacher?

Question 4 4. What does a materials concept map help with?

Question 5 5. Which statement is TRUE?

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Question 6 6. Which term describes how a lesson should unfold?

Question 7 7. What does ESA stand for in the context of writing lesson plans?

Question 8 8. Testing what a student learned falls under which category?

Question 9 9. Why is the apply stage an important part of a lesson plan?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is evidence of successful short-range planning?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the first step in long-range planning?

Question 12 12. A new teacher is making copies while you are in the teacher's lounge. She mentions that she is just barely struggling to create lessons for each day and isn't sure if her students are learning. Which of the following is the best advice for this teacher?

Question 13 13. The effective math syllabus may double as _____.

Question 14 14. Including a section about materials on a math syllabus is important because _____.

Question 15 15. Task lists _____.

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Question 16 16. Which statement about creating an effective math lesson plan is TRUE?

Question 17 17. During what stage of the lesson do students practice working problems with a partner?

Question 18 18. _____ is using prior knowledge to work a previously unseen problem.

Question 19 19. What is differentiated instruction?

Question 20 20. The most effective instructional materials _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following questions should be considered when planning instruction?

Question 22 22. How could you scaffold a small group of students who are working together as they need some help determining if two fractions are equivalent?

Question 23 23. Which concept map is best when it is linear?

Question 24 24. Which of the following are characteristics of great lesson plans?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an opportunity to increase student engagement during short-range planning?

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Question 26 26. Math syllabi are unique because _____.

Question 27 27. When teaching, what does ''opening the folders'' refer to?

Question 28 28. Why should teachers use questioning techniques?

Question 29 29. Let's say over half of your students are struggling with equivalent fractions after you have guided them through a few problems. They still seem 'stuck', but your class time is almost over. How would you scaffold your students?

Question 30 30. Which type of concept map involves brainstorming with colleagues from different content areas?

Planning Math 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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