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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Composition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is a formative assessment used for?

Question 2 2. Which is true about the amount of time students typically spend in writing instruction?

Question 3 3. What teaching tool can teachers bring to their writing programs to increase comprehension?

Question 4 4. What does free-writing entail?

Question 5 5. Which is a way to celebrate your students' writing accomplishments?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best describes the main benefit of learning to write cinquain poetry?

Question 7 7. During which stage is a sloppy copy produced?

Question 8 8. What can teachers watch for in the process of writing?

Question 9 9. When you practice self-assessment after writing, what kinds of questions should you ask?

Question 10 10. Which is true about the relationship between reading and writing?

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Question 11 11. What is a method for helping students who struggle to write a rough draft?

Question 12 12. What do we know about writing instruction in relation to reading skills?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best defines critical thinking?

Question 14 14. Which writing assessment can be given before the writing process?

Question 15 15. What is self-assessment in writing?

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Question 16 16. Which is assessed during the product phase of writing?

Question 17 17. You provide a student with a topic to write about. The student writes a short response to the assignment. The teacher reviews the student's writing and writes a reply. This cycle continues. Which of the following most accurately describes this process?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the best example of a graphic organizer to help a student with their English writing?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a way to practice self-assessment during writing?

Question 20 20. Choose the best approach for a teacher to take when teaching writing to English language learners:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following may be beneficial tools for teaching writing to English language learners?

Question 22 22. Why is self-assessment in writing important?

Question 23 23. How can teachers instruct students to write like writers?

Question 24 24. Which is not a main stage of the writing development process?

Question 25 25. Why should teachers assess purpose in writing?

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Composition Chapter Exam Instructions

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