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Teaching Social Science, History & Culture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does A.D. stand for?

Question 2 2. Which can be thought of as a map of history?

Question 3 3. Which statement best describes the role of bias in primary sources?

Question 4 4. What is a danger of too many secondary sources?

Question 5 5. What is a main function of the religion institution?

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Question 6 6. What are the two dominant economic systems in the world?

Question 7 7. A news article is an example of a _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT one of the 5 Ws?

Question 9 9. What is an informational text?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of an informational text?

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Question 11 11. Why are cause and effect relationships so important to historians?

Question 12 12. This person's suntan made having a tan socially desirable.

Question 13 13. What are learning experiences?

Question 14 14. What resource can teachers use to design instruction based on their recordings of student progress?

Question 15 15. What areas are important for the learning environment?

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Question 16 16. What is a learning environment?

Question 17 17. What is the first step when using the SQ3R strategy?

Question 18 18. What strategy encourages students to pay attention to their own thinking when reading current events articles?

Question 19 19. An appreciation and respect for multiple cultures and traditions is called _____.

Question 20 20. A family consisting of two parents and their child (or children) is what type of family?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true about artifacts and models?

Question 22 22. Which of the following online sources would be most credible?

Question 23 23. Cause and effect in history relates to:

Question 24 24. The analogy of spoiled milk in a cake best describes which of the following?

Question 25 25. What is the main purpose of social institutions?

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Question 26 26. Books like Strunk and White's 'Elements of Style' can really help with your students' _____.

Question 27 27. How does teaching vocabulary support comprehension of informational texts?

Question 28 28. Which of the following partially caused the fall of the Ming Dynasty?

Question 29 29. What should teachers keep in mind when designing instruction?

Question 30 30. How can teachers create a positive learning environment with classroom space?

Teaching Social Science, History & Culture Chapter Exam Instructions

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