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Strategies for Teaching English Language Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is another way to describe implicit instruction?

Question 2 2. How can explicit instruction negatively impact the language learning process?

Question 3 3. When is communication context embedded?

Question 4 4. Which of these options is a good way for a teacher to increase the context of a lesson?

Question 5 5. Ahmed is an Emirati student who struggles in geography with terms like 'peak,' glacier,' and 'valley.' Ahmed's ELD teacher can help him by:

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Question 6 6. Kate assigns her students the task to make an oral presentation about a social studies topic of their choice. Kate is a content-based ELD teacher, and she assigns this type of work to help students develop this skill:

Question 7 7. You are teaching the present continuous to your ELLs, and Marco, a student from Bolivia, tells his peer from Mexico, 'It is the same as the gerund in Spanish.' When you hear this, you:

Question 8 8. You want to do a guided reading exercise with your ELLs. How do you form the group?

Question 9 9. Alejandra is a student who has had adequate schooling back home. The following is a great approach to help her develop her English skills:

Question 10 10. All typologies of English learners should benefit from this approach as part of their language development:

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Question 11 11. ELL proficiency levels:

Question 12 12. All proficiency level systems:

Question 13 13. You have a new student in your Language Arts middle school classroom. She speaks Native Hungarian and has very little English fluency. On her first day, you assign her a writing prompt: Write a few sentences about yourself. Which of the following strategies would provide your new student with the best type of comprehensible input for this writing assignment?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not a type of supplemental material that would help ELL students during reading instruction?

Question 15 15. Which is not an area of language use covered by the WIDA standards?

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Question 16 16. WIDA standards modify _____ for English Language Learners.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a benefit for ELL students working in cooperative learning teams?

Question 18 18.

Emily, an ELL student, is speaking with James, a native English speaker. Here is their conversation:


James: ''Which apple do you want?''

Emily: ''I want the apple red.''

James: ''Here is the red apple.''

Emily: ''Thank you. I like red apples better.''


Which function explains why Emily was able to correct her mistake?

Question 19 19. Guided practice can be used in:

Question 20 20. Scaffolding instruction allows teachers to:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an aspect of language included in grammar instruction?

Question 22 22. What does basic interpersonal communication skills (BICS) describe?

Question 23 23. Kate, a content-based ELD teacher, finds out that 'using vocabulary related to government and civics to write a composition' is a standard for her students as they take social studies. Kate should:

Question 24 24. Explicit instruction is a research-based teaching approach that has great advantages for ELLs. Which of the following is an example of a research-based approach as a teacher instructs students on adjective/noun structure?

Question 25 25. English learner typologies have to do with this aspect of students:

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Question 26 26. The six ELL proficiency levels:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of the teaching strategy Total Physical Response?

Question 28 28. As English Language Learners increase their academic English proficiency, they need _____ language supports.

Question 29 29. The _____ describes when the language learner realizes there is a gap between what he or she wants to say and is able to say.

Question 30 30. Differentiating instruction means:

Strategies for Teaching English Language Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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