Praxis English: Strategic Approaches to Teaching Reading Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Hector showed his students how to create a box out of notebook paper. He then asked them to take out a few pieces of paper and try it for themselves. This is an example of _____.

Question 2 2. Trisha wrote an unfamiliar math problem on the board. She then asked her students to brainstorm and discuss with each other possible solutions to the problem while she observed. This is an example of _____.

Question 3 3. So that he can remember to buy for everyone on his shopping list, Claude visually imagines each item in a different room in his house. When he gets to the store, he mentally 'walks' through his house to remember the items. Which mnemonic device has Claude used here?

Question 4 4. Sanjay is in Pre-Algebra, and his teacher explains the concept of solving an equation for the 'x' variable. Sanjay learns how to do this by thinking about it quietly and practicing several problems on a worksheet. What kind of learning did Sanjay use in this example?

Question 5 5. The tests or student presentations that show what students have learned are called _____.

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Question 6 6. In order to remember a list of steps to shoot a rifle, which are Breath, Relax, Aim, Sight, Squeeze, Maria just remembers the word 'BRASS.' Which mnemonic device has Maria used here?

Question 7 7. Sasha is in a mechanics class, and she needs to learn how to put together an engine. She gets confused by reading the book or by watching others do it, but she learns quickly when given the chance to actually work with an engine and put it together herself. Based on this information, what kind of learner is Sasha most likely to be?

Question 8 8. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 9 9. Which of following influences self-regulation?

Question 10 10. Many techniques have been designed to improve memory, such as the keyword technique and the method of loci. What is the term used for these memory improvement techniques and strategies?

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Question 11 11. Mr. Garcia wants to teach self-regulation to his students. Which of the following would you recommend him?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an example of hands-on instruction?

Question 14 14. What larger, general memory improvement strategy do acronyms and the acrostic method fall within?

Question 15 15. The material that students are supposed to learn is referred to as _____.

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Question 16 16. Julie wants to use differentiated instruction in her classroom in order to meet the needs of all of her students. Which of the following is not a component of differentiated instruction?

Question 17 17. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 18 18. Mr. Jones wants to incorporate an authentic activity to teach his students how to recognize maple trees. Which of the following is his best option?

Question 19 19. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish short- and long-term goals is the _____ phase.

Question 20 20. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish specific strategies for success toward their goal is the _____ phase.

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Question 21 21. Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.

Question 22 22. You coach a basketball team, and one of your players asks you if he's shooting the ball correctly. You model the correct form and explain the technique to him. This is an example of _____.

Question 23 23. Miss Cook's class has just started a geography project. The class has been split into groups of five people. Each person in a group is responsible for creating one piece of a map. The five pieces in each group will then be placed together to create a complete map. This is an example of _____.

Question 24 24. Cooperative learning occurs when _____.

Question 25 25. Kate noticed that all of the desks in her math and science classrooms are blue. She concludes that all of the desks in all of the classrooms must also be blue. This is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. Lakeisha sometimes gets confused when her psychology professor explains statistics using only words, but she always gets the concept immediately if she can look at a graph or chart. Based on this information, what kind of learner is Lakeisha most likely to be?

Question 27 27. Before learning about differentiated instruction, a group of students were asked to guess the meaning of the term. The teacher received four responses. Analyze those responses and indicate which one best aligns with the concept of differentiated instruction.

Question 28 28. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

Question 29 29. The assignments and hands-on activities that are designed to enhance students' learning are called _____.

Question 30 30. In order to remember all four compass directions, young Luc simply remembers the sentence 'Never Eat Sour Watermelons,' in which the first letter of each word is a cue for North, East, South, and West. Which mnemonic device has Luc used here?

Praxis English: Strategic Approaches to Teaching Reading Chapter Exam Instructions

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