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Selecting & Adapting Instructional Materials for ELL Students Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ are formal measures of student abilities and include standardized tests, classroom tests, and final projects.

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Question 2 2. This type of transfer occurs when an English Language Learner applies a rule from their first language (L1) that results in a grammatically incorrect sentence in their second language (L2).

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Question 3 3. _____ provide a specific goal for your ELL in terms of their language development skills.

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Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is TRUE of implementing visual aids when teaching English Language Learners?

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Question 5 5. Which text evaluation method involves replacing words with blank spaces?

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Question 6 6. Which evaluation method tells you how interesting the material might be to your students?

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Question 7 7. What might happen if you choose reading material that is too difficult for your students?

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Question 8 8. Approximately how many words should there be in a passage being used for a CLOZE test?

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Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of an interactive support?

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Question 10 10. Which of the following accommodations would be least helpful for a student with low English proficiency and no literacy in the native language?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a true statement about providing accommodations to English Language Learners?

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Question 12 12. You hand your low-proficiency ELL student a math quiz on probability with five word problems. You know that this student understands probability based on this week's classwork. Which of the following would be the most appropriate accommodation for this student?

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Question 13 13. When considering a text for your students that has controversial topics, it is a good idea to _____.

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Question 14 14. When choosing grade-appropriate texts for students, which of the following is NOT an aspect of the text you need to consider?

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Question 15 15. Which of the following is the most accurate way to gauge a student's reading level?

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Question 16 16. One strategy that allows students to read books that are well-matched to their varying levels of reading, content, and interest is to _____.

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Question 17 17. What is one possible reason a teacher may need to adapt a lesson for ELLs?

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Question 18 18. How many different ways should you define and discuss a new topic when adapting a lesson for ELLs?

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Question 19 19. When you adapt a lesson for ELLs, which suggestion should you NOT follow?

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Question 20 20. What is the first step when adapting a lesson for ELLs?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following answers BEST describes the reason a teacher might include books about Muslim Americans in her classroom library, even if he or she does not have any Muslim-American students in his or her class?

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Question 22 22. Which of the following mistakes do authors of children's books often make that is unintentionally insensitive to Native Americans?

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Question 23 23. Which of the following examples of children's literature describes a friendship between a black and a white soldier during the Civil War?

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Question 24 24. Why is The Desert is My Mother/El Desierto Es Mi Madre an example of a good choice of children's literature to teach about Mexican-American culture?

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Question 25 25. _____ is the ability of an English Language Learner to apply learning from a first language (L1) to the process of learning a second language (L2).

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Question 26 26. How many words should the extract be in Fry's Formula?

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Question 27 27. Which of the following would be the best way to accommodate a beginning ELL student with a reading assignment?

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Question 28 28. The measure of the level of text complexity that a student can read comfortably is called a _____.

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Question 29 29. Why should you speak slower when addressing ELLs?

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Question 30 30. What is diversity?

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Selecting & Adapting Instructional Materials 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 "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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