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Prior & Background Knowledge for ELL Students Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following should NOT be done when the SIOP process is completed?

Question 2 2. What is the SIOP model?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT involved when it comes to the process of lesson planning according to the SIOP model?

Question 4 4. Why is interaction an important component within the SIOP model?

Question 5 5. Prior knowledge makes learning:

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Question 6 6. Why is prior knowledge important?

Question 7 7. Prior knowledge refers to:

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true?

Question 9 9. How does background knowledge differ from prior knowledge for ELL students?

Question 10 10. What is prior knowledge for ELL students?

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Question 11 11. What are two factors that impact language comprehension and therefore require background knowledge?

Question 12 12. What is background knowledge for ELL students?

Question 13 13. If we are reading a text about a particular topic, what might happen that demonstrates we have used a schema in comprehending it?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the best way to describe what a schema is?

Question 15 15. Why might a cognitive psychologist be interested in schemas?

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Question 16 16. What would be an example of some components of a schema related to chess?

Question 17 17. In order to help students remember better, a teacher should link ____ information to ____ information.

Question 18 18. The first step to using schemata in education is to:

Question 19 19. The plural form of schema is:

Question 20 20. A general idea about something is called a:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of realia that could be used during a geography lesson for ELL students?

Question 22 22. How can teachers best help ELL students make connections to prior knowledge?

Question 23 23. Which strategy can best help immerse ELL students in the English language?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes a gallery walk?

Question 25 25. How does the SIOP model work?

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Question 26 26. Activating prior knowledge can prepare you for learning. One way to do so is by:

Question 27 27. What are some strategies for building background knowledge in English language learners?

Question 28 28. From a schematic-theory perspective, which of the following best describes the reading process?

Question 29 29. To deepen students' understanding by allowing them to make connections, a teacher should:

Question 30 30. What is a good strategy for preparing ELL students for reading comprehension?

Prior & Background Knowledge for ELL Students 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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