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Writing Instruction for ESL Students Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. The following is NOT a transferable skill between first language writing and English writing:

Question 2 2. ELL students are writing a short composition on their favorite holiday. Leila, who is a Muslim ELL, writes about Ramadan and writes (peace be upon Him) when referring to Muhammad. This particular way of writing has to do with Leila's first language regarding:

Question 3 3. What is one benefit of practicing asking and answering questions?

Question 4 4. In order to improve your grammar when speaking, all of the following activities help EXCEPT for which one?

Question 5 5. What is the main difference between an open word sort and a closed word sort?

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Question 6 6. Which pair of words is an example of a cognate?

Question 7 7. What is an example of a collaborative writing strategy?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of a sentence frame?

Question 9 9. What is the BEST way for students to learn how narrative writing is done?

Question 10 10. What kinds of narrative writing assignments should you give to ELL students?

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Question 11 11. Ahmed is an Arab student who always replaces the letter 'p' for a 'b'. For instance, he writes 'I am going to the bark' instead of 'the park'. This is probably due to an influence of Ahmed's first language in regards to:

Question 12 12. Which one of the following statements about grammar is NOT true?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about ESL spelling development is true?

Question 14 14. Which sentence frame would be appropriate to provide to a student for a cause/effect writing task?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a benefit of using narrative writing with ELLs?

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Question 16 16. Pierre is a French speaking ELL who often skips the auxiliary verb to write questions. He says this type of verb is not used in French. Pierre's ELL teacher can do the following about this:

Question 17 17. Reliable online sources for correct English grammar include all of the following EXCEPT which one?

Question 18 18. Which of the following would be an ideal category for a word sort activity?

Question 19 19. Which students would most likely benefit from the use of a bilingual dictionary?

Question 20 20. What types of narrative examples should a teacher provide to ELLs?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following ELLs who joins school in the US has the best advantage to develop writing skills in English?

Question 22 22. The following aspect is NOT a good approach to use when trying to improve your grammar:

Question 23 23. What is a 'word hunt?'

Question 24 24. You ask your students to write a one-paragraph summary of the chapter you just read in class. Which of the following would be an appropriate accommodation for an ELL student?

Question 25 25. Why should students be allowed to give personal critiques of narrative examples they read in class?

Writing Instruction for ESL Students 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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