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Teaching Strategies for Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes the type of assessment that measures a student's subject matter knowledge?

Question 2 2. Shannon is a talented artist, but struggles with math. To support Shannon during a geometry unit, the art teacher begins to use words such as: segment, ray, vertex, symmetry, perpendicular, and perimeter in art lessons. What instructional strategy is her teacher using?

Question 3 3. Why are models used when studying science?

Question 4 4. What type of model would this be categorized as?

Question 5 5. How many different kinds of small-group instruction should be happening at the same time?

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Question 6 6. What type of instruction is being provided when all students are focused on one specific thing?

Question 7 7. When it comes to education, what does 'at-risk' mean?

Question 8 8. Which of these could be used as an indicator for at-risk?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following elements define true cooperative learning in groups?

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Question 11 11. How can you teach students to be good digital citizens?

Question 12 12. If you wanted to integrate digital tools and writing into your lessons at the transformative level, what should you have students create?

Question 13 13. How long is a typical mini-lesson that precedes a guided discovery learning segment?

Question 14 14. All of the following are part of a Socratic Circle EXCEPT for which?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a way that differentiated instruction can be used in lab analysis?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a scaffold for reading in science?

Question 17 17. In an ELL science lesson what part of the format should come first?

Question 18 18. Which of the following would most likely be useful to ELL science students, especially those at the lower level?

Question 19 19. What three areas should teachers keep in mind when differentiating?

Question 20 20. Which is true about background knowledge?

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Question 21 21. How the brain develops influences maturity, and by extension, learning _____ ?

Question 22 22. What do we mean by the term, 'cognitive maturity'?

Question 23 23. Which of the following BEST defines 'scaffolding' in education?

Question 24 24. Which of the following BEST defines 'constructivism'?

Question 25 25. Which characteristic associated with kids does scientific investigation most take advantage of?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of a biology investigation kids could do?

Question 27 27. Student self-motivation and engagement are _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is most likely to introduce an emotional element to a lesson?

Question 29 29. Why is prior knowledge important?

Question 30 30. Prior knowledge makes learning:

Teaching Strategies for Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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