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Strategic Approaches to Reading Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Cooperative learning occurs when _____.

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish specific strategies for success toward their goal is the _____ phase.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. 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 9 9. Which of following influences self-regulation?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. Dr. Carter teaches psychology and gives a PowerPoint presentation during each of her class sessions. A presentation is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. In differentiated instruction, the in-class and hands-on activities that are designed to enhance students' learning are called _____.

Question 13 13. The tests or student presentations that show what students have learned are called _____.

Question 14 14. Maria watches her mother use the lawn mower one week, and the next week she is able to mow the lawn upon her first try. What kind of learning did Maria use in this example?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an example of hands-on instruction?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

Question 17 17. 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?

Question 18 18. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. The material that students are supposed to learn is referred to as _____.

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Question 21 21.

Before learning about differentiated instruction, a group of students was asked to guess the meaning of the term. The teacher received these four responses.

Analyze these responses and indicate which one best aligns with the concept of differentiated instruction.

Question 22 22. Donna received her marked essay draft from her classmate. He had circled each incorrect verb and explained the grammar rules to her. This student to student feedback is an example of _____.

Question 23 23. 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?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. A learner's evaluation of current performance level compared to desired performance level is known as _____.

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Question 26 26. The first time Joe complimented his grandmother, she smiled and gave him a hug, a consequence he enjoyed. He learned that every time he is nice to his grandmother, she rewards him in a similar way. Now, he's more likely to be nice every time he sees his grandmother, due to this anticipated reward. What kind of learning did Joe use in this example?

Question 27 27. Mr. Garcia wants to teach self-regulation to his students. Which of the following would you recommend him?

Question 28 28. Mark, Justin, and Ashley meet at the end of class and discuss the lesson. They take turns sharing their opinion of the content, asking questions, and leading discussion. This is an example of which type of cooperative learning?

Question 29 29. 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 _____.

Question 30 30. What larger, general memory improvement strategy do acronyms and the acrostic method fall within?

Strategic Approaches to Reading Instruction 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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