Getting Creative with Mandated Texts


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Which of the following reflects best practice when using mandated text books?

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1. When using backwards design to plan a lesson, which of the following will the teacher do first?

2. Which of the following would a teacher do to help challenge all readers in their zone of proximal development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet was designed to help you see how prepared you are to keep mandated texts interesting. You'll be tested on relevant teaching concepts and practices as well as methods of using them most effectively.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet consists of questions regarding:

  • Quality practices of utilizing mandated textbooks
  • Backwards design
  • Zone of proximal development
  • Using textbooks as a central curriculum resource
  • Modifications based on learning style

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn key information from the lesson on the use of textbooks in the classroom
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding backwards design and students' zone of proximal development
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of modification based on learning style

Additional Learning

To further study this teaching practice, you can check out the corresponding lesson titled Getting Creative with Mandated Texts. This lesson encompasses the following objectives:

  • Understand what constitutes a mandated text
  • Review helpful ways of using supplementary materials in the classroom
  • Explore the significance of helping students make connections