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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Writing Conventions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are word recognition skills?

Question 2 2. Which strategy increases spelling skills by singing or chanting new ways to spell words?

Question 3 3. Which is an example of a context clue?

Question 4 4. You are finished typing your paper and have run an initial spell check. What should you do next?

Question 5 5. Which is not an example of mechanics?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a technique for improving your spelling?

Question 7 7. Which is TRUE about spelling skills?

Question 8 8. Which writing convention skill should an upper elementary teacher focus on?

Question 9 9. What's the best strategy for readers to increase word recognition?

Question 10 10. Your classmate, Bryn, says that the spell check feature in his word processing application finds all errors and corrects the spelling for you. Is Bryn correct? Why or why not?

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Question 11 11. When should teachers include writing conventions in their instruction?

Question 12 12. A child who spells based on sound alone is likely in the _____ stage of spelling development.

Question 13 13. What category does verb tense fit into when talking about writing conventions?

Question 14 14. Spelling based on both sounding out words and some basic patterns occurs in the _____ of spelling development.

Question 15 15. The stage of spelling development that involves using a complete understanding of language is the _____ stage.

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Question 16 16. When a child just puts together a string of random letters, numbers, and symbols, they are likely in the _____ stage of spelling development.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a common rule in spelling?

Question 18 18. If a child uses the letter 'R' to represent the word 'are,' she or he is likely in the _____ stage of spelling development.

Question 19 19. What are writing conventions?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a reason that correct spelling is important?

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Writing Conventions Chapter Exam Instructions

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