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Teaching Strategies for High School Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a benefit of differentiated instruction in science?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of a differentiated assessment in science?

Question 3 3. Why is prior knowledge important?

Question 4 4. Prior knowledge refers to:

Question 5 5. What three areas should teachers keep in mind when differentiating?

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Question 6 6. Which is an example of differentiated instruction?

Question 7 7. You are about to teach a new reading comprehension skill that students have never utilized. How would you approach introducing this skill?

Question 8 8. What teaching strategy should be employed to work closely with fewer students on a skill or concept?

Question 9 9. What methods can be use to make a physical model?

Question 10 10. What would be a physical model?

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Question 11 11. You could use this tool to heat up a liquid for a science experiment.

Question 12 12. You could use this clear, shallow dish to grow bacteria.

Question 13 13. How the brain develops influences maturity, and by extension, learning _____ ?

Question 14 14. All of these statements are true except:

Question 15 15. Which of the following describes the biggest difference between the guided discovery model and the 5-E model of inquiry-based learning?

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Question 16 16. How long is a typical mini-lesson that precedes a guided discovery learning segment?

Question 17 17. Which of these could be used as an indicator for at-risk?

Question 18 18. Which of these programs does NOT assist at-risk students?

Question 19 19. Student self-motivation and engagement are _____.

Question 20 20. What would probably be the most effective way to ensure that a project seems achievable?

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Question 21 21. Mark and four other students in Mr. Robison's class are working together to write a short story. Mr. Robison has assigned specific parts of the story to each group member. The type of learning that best describes this scenario is _____.

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of the following best describes the type of assessment that measures a student's subject matter knowledge?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes a reason for giving students a formative assessment?

Question 25 25. Which of the following BEST defines Bruner's spiral curriculum?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following BEST defines 'constructivism'?

Question 27 27. Which one of the following is NOT necessarily an advantage to using a science journal in ELL science?

Question 28 28. As a set of instructions, which of the following would be most useful to ELLs in science class?

Question 29 29. When students type a paper on a word-processor, it is an example of which type of technology integration?

Question 30 30. How can you teach students to be good digital citizens?

Teaching Strategies for High School Science 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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