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EDUC 632 Chapters 7-9

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Show portions of a video to build background knowledge
A fourth grade teacher observd that some of her students who were ELL's lacked the background knowledge to fully comprehend the novel chosen for the literature focus unit. The principal correctly advised the teacher to:
Observe his students and present minilessons to improve their listening skills
When Steven George accepted a job as a 6th grade teacher, the principal correctly advised him to:
State reasons why the should read a specific novel
What is the best way to help students develop critical listening ability would be for them to listen and engage in discussion after a classmate?
Efferent Listening
As the students entered the auditorium for a history presentation, their teacher reminded them to take notes to prepare for a test on the subject. During the presentation, these students were engaged in:
Ask student to reflect upon and discuss the strategies they use
Each week 6th grade teacher Ms Brady introduces and models efferent listenig strategies. What is the best way for this teacher to assess her student's progress in efferent listening ability?
Stop at points where students can make predictions
When reading aloud to a class, teachers should:
While the teacher is reading aloud
Research suggests that children are better listeners when they become invovled in a story:
Vary their use of videos to fit the needs of the students
When using videotapes, effective teachers:
Monitoring
Beause students need to know if they're listening successfully and if a listening strategy is working, teachers should introduce and model the strategy of:
Graphic Organizers
A sixth grade teacher invited several professionals to speak to his students on Career Day. To help the students take notes and retain information, this effective teacher distributed:
Set expectations and model the use of the listening centers
Before allowing students to work at listening centers, teachers should:
Text-to-self connection
When the teacher read-aloud a chapter from the novel, Little House on the Prairie, 10 year old Geoge said that it reminded him of a trip to his grandfather's farm. That student made a:
Discriminative Listening
Because 3 year old Ellie showed growth in phonemic awareness, her teacher stated that she had shown progress in:
The students lacked background knowledge
Fifth grade teacher Mr. Canton enjoyed the novel Hoot, which tells the story of a boy dealing with ecological issues in Florida. When he read Hoot aloud to his students in Alaska, however, they had diffculty understanding the novel. The Alaskan students most likley had difficulty understanding the story because:
Address critical listening throughout the school year
When determning an instructional schedule, teachers should:
Model listening strategies
As she reads books aloud to her class, 4th grade teacher Ms. Nelson often pauses to write notes or raise questions that occur to her. The teacher does this primarily to:
Critical Listening
A sixth grade class listened to several radio commercials for video games and then discussed the concept of truth in advertising. These students were engaged in:
Inflated Language
New teacher Mr. Sanders told his students that he drove a "pre-owned vehicle" rather than a used car and that he was "depositing unnecessary items in a repository" rather than taking out the trash. Those phrases are examples of:
Aesthetic Listening
Jim, an avid Mark Twain fan, purchased audio versions of the novels and listened to the stories during his family's vacation. When he listened to the noves, Jim was engaged in:
Narrative and Informational - to give students a variety of experiences
Teachers should read aloud what types of text:
In many instructional patterns/structures
Small group conversations are appropriate:
Promote higher-level thinking
The most compelling reason for encouraging talk in a classroom is that talk can:
An inferential question
A student read the sentence, "Billy got a new bike for his birthday." When the teacher then raised the question, "Why will Billy no longe be walking to school," he was posing:
Use academic language with all students
Because students often imitate the langauge used by their teachers, effective teachers:
A grand conversation
When students meet in a group to discuss a novel,they are participating in:
Examining previously written scripts
A 5th grade class must write a script for a play; what activity will most help them prepare to write an original script?
KWL chart
Fifth grade teacher Ms. Jones would like to begin a new Social Studies unit by activating her students background knowledge and helping them form research questions. The best tool to help achieve this would be the:
Storyboard
The students in Mr. Martin's 4th grade class will make a videotape to highlight special events. They will plan their videotape by creating a:
Assessing and providing feedback on their classmate's performance
The principal told the 6th grade teacher that her class coud visit either a museum or an observatory. The students decided to debate the merits of each trip with two students speaking in favor of the museum trip and two students supporting the observatory trip. During the debate, the remaining students in the class will develop their langauge ability most effectively by:
Debates
The most direct way to help students express their opinions an support their opinions would be to encourage them to participate in:
Critical Questions
To encourage his students to evaluate a text and consider its relevancy to world events, teacher Mr. Thomas raises:
Participate in the conversation
When students are engaged in grand conversations, teachers should:
Efferent talk
In an instructional conversation, students use primarily:
Literal Question
After her students read the selection, Michael's New Dog, the teacher asked the students if the man wanted a pet. This is an example of a:
Productive talk is encouraged
Research suggests that students learn more in classrooms in which:
Students should be encouraged to talk and ask questions
To increase learning in the classroom, researchers suggest that:
Collabortive Writing
A novice 4th grade teacher was disappointed with the results when she asked each student to turn a script in for homework. A veteran teacher wisely suggested that her students would most likely learn how to do scripts if the teacher first engaged them in:
Improvisation
Students can assume the role of a character and role-play when they engae in:
Teach students to discuss controversial issues appropriately
The 4th grade stdents in Mr. Harris' class argued loudly when they discussed new rules regarding the school cafeteria. The principal wisely suggested that in the future the teacher should:
Students can work with or without a script
When using puppets to tell a story:
Provide minilesson on retelling strategies
A school's reading specialist correctly advised teachers to:
Literature Circles
Students have the greatest oportunity to respond to their reading when they participate in:
Reading Workshop
After reading the novel, Number the Stars, 11 year old Ava wrote a book report that she shared with the teacher during reading conference. The teacher asked Ava to read a paragraph from the text aloud . The teacher used a running record to monitor Ava's reading progress. These activities suggest that Ava participated in a:
In the preschool years
An indiviual's concept of story begins:
An integral settig
The novel, The Shakespeare Stealer, tells the story of aboy who visits the Globe Theatre and interviews Shakespeare. The author helps readers understand the lives of performers and theatre patrons in the 1600's. Consequently, this novel has an example of:
Learn how writers craft stories
Extensive reading can improve a child's writing ability primarily because by reading, children:
Instructional level
Texts which present some challenging vocabulary and concepts which may require explanation under a child's:
What the story means to them
Fifth grade teacher Ms. Means plans to use the Sketch-to- Stretch activity to help her students learn more about the stories they read. When using Sketch-to-Scretch, students should draw:
First person viewpoint
The novel Sarah, Plain and Tall, is told through the eyes of Anna, the oldest child. Anna is the narrartor; this is an example of:
Understanding of story structure
Teachers can most effectively use retellings to determine a child's:
Respond to the stories that they are reading
Students are more likely to become lifelong readers when they have opportunities to:
Read silently to serve as a model
During periods of Sustained Silent Reading, a teacher should:
background knowledge
As she was reading the novel Esperanza Rising, Corina recalled her childhood in Mexico. Corina made a connection to this novel because she applied her:
Genres
Categories of literature are referred to as:
Readers Theatre
The technique which can most directly help students become more fluent readers:
Re-group the students occasionally because different books place different reader
When grouping students for guided reading, teachers should:
Provide time for the students to read the novel independently
A 6th grade teacher wanted to discuss the nove, Because of Winn-Dixie, with her students. Because she felt that her students would have no difficulty wiht the vocabulary and could read the novel without difficulty the teacher wisely decided to:
Goldilocks Strategy
A technique that children can use to determine the difficulty of a text is the:
Students' use of plot, characters, setting, and point of view
When assessing student's stories, teachers should focus primarily on:
Plot Profile
The most effective tool for helping children understand and track the tension in a story is the: