Specialized Skills for the Reading Professional Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which general perspective used in educational psychology studies the tendency to modify our behavior due to consequences, such as after receiving a reward or punishment?

Question 2 2. In which setting would the theories from educational psychology be most likely applied?

Question 3 3. Despite thorough instruction, Greta's handwriting continues to contain inappropriately sized and spaced letters, along with wrong and misspelled words. She is struggling with which of the following learning disorders?

Question 4 4. What is a big indicator that a first grader might have a problem with reading?

Question 5 5. Why should stereotypes be avoided?

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Question 6 6. What does IEP stand for?

Question 7 7. The gifted population _____.

Question 8 8. What is the definition of multicultural literature?

Question 9 9. Which region has a characteristically more relaxed and melodic tone?

Question 10 10. When David is reading to himself he tends to put syllables in the wrong order and reverse or invert some letters. David is struggling with which of the following learning disorder?

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Question 11 11. What is the overall purpose of all language?

Question 12 12. Which are characteristics of giftedness?

Question 13 13. Joseph Renzulli views giftedness as _____.

Question 14 14. What kind of words may be difficult for a kindergartner with a reading problem to recognize?

Question 15 15. What are the benefits of reading multicultural literature?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is probably the LEAST likely topic an educational psychologist would study?

Question 17 17. Inattentiveness in a child who has a reading problem can often be mistaken as _____.

Question 18 18. What might be one possible reason Gabriel Garcia Marquez shifts between the past, present, and future in One Hundred Years of Solitude?

Question 19 19. Why is it so important to identify problem readers at an early age?

Question 20 20. Which general perspective used in educational psychology studies how people acquire, perceive, remember, and communicate information (for example, how memory works)?

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Question 21 21. Giftedness is _____.

Question 22 22. What is culture?

Question 23 23. Robert Sternberg emphasize the importance of what three areas?

Question 24 24. Jacob is having great difficulty translating the concept of numbers to real world activities. For example, he cannot comprehend that seven crayons is the same number of items as seven toy trucks and seven stickers. This is known as

Question 25 25. Signs that a child has a reading difficulty can be detected as early as _____ .

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Question 26 26. In The Kite Runner, what is one possible reason Amir and Hassan are close friends despite the difference in their social class?

Question 27 27. Which term refers to the vocabulary of a language?

Question 28 28. Which region is known for being the standard language of American English?

Question 29 29. Which phrase below is the best definition for the field of educational psychology?

Question 30 30. Learning disorders _____.

Specialized Skills for the Reading Professional Chapter Exam Instructions

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