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Arts and Humanities
EDLL 3352 Final
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A 3-year old in the early emergent stage will create this type of writing EXCEPT
Writing one's first name
Which spelling/writing stage of development will show correct spelling and usually resemble adult writing?
In a kindergarten classroom at the beginning of the school year, Ms. Patacca determined through a series of assessments that many of her students could already write their names, name all the letters of the alphabet, knew the front and back of a book, knew where to begin reading, and were able to distinguish between illustrations and print. What would be a possible interactive writing lesson the teacher might do to continue building her students' writing skills?
Capitalization (e.g., first word in a sentence needs to be capitalized)
Which spelling/writing stage of development will show letter-like symbols or letter strings?
In a kindergarten classroom, it is developmentally appropriate for children to do the following EXCEPT
Copy spelling words
In this context, the teacher will call on individual students to write a letter (or a few letters), a high frequency word, or add punctuation in a piece of writing composed by the whole class.
When the teacher acts as a scribe for her students during writing time, most likely what is happening in the classroom
In interactive writing, the teacher will do the following EXCEPT
Act as a scribe for the students
What is an appropriate teaching strategy to address the needs of children at the transitional stage/invented spelling stage of writing development?
"Share the pen" with students and model conventions of print
Which structures represent balanced literacy?
Shared writing, interactive writing, guided writing, and independent writing
Different strategies to use for pre-writing include
Drawing, listing, webbing, and reading
Which is the heart of the writer's message- the main thing that a writer has to say- plus all the details that clarify or expand the message?
Ms. Martinez has several ELLS in her 4th grade classroom. She noticed that these students are struggling with their initial drafts. What might be the most appropriate strategy to help them get started with their writing?
Work with them one-on-one and help them pre-write using drawing and talking as a strategy
One of the ways you could stimulate writing according to the 6 Traits might be through
Reading aloud a picture book as a mentor text for the trait/s
The difference between pre-writing and rehearsing is
Pre-writing involves exploring our ideas on paper while rehearsing is talking or exploring our idea in our heads and with others
Pre-writing is useful because of what reason/s
All of the above
During Writing Workshop, Mr. Rodriguez noticed that more than half of his first-grade class says "already done" with their writing before the allotted time for writing is over. When he looks over their writing pieces, he discovers that they have not written much. What might Mr. Rodriguez consider doing within the next few days?
Conduct a mini-lesson on adding details
Which type of prewriting does not involve writing words down on the page but is able to get in touch with topics that are important in students' lives? It is ideal for students who use English as a second language, allowing them to include details beyond what they can express through words.
To teach writing for ideas, the following qualities need to be considered
Ideas hold the reader's attention, develop a strong main point, and include details that paint a vivid picture
Which writing genre is characterized by a beginning-middle-end structure?
There are many ELLs in Ms. Ramirez's 4th grade classroom. What would be an appropriate strategy to develop better WORD CHOICE in their writing?
Use picture books to teach the meaning and usage of words in context
Which kind of writing aims to win someone to a certain viewpoint and appeals to logic, moral character, or emotion?
Which trait is referenced with words like design, order, structure, coherence, cohesiveness, and linking ideas?
Wordy writing could be improved through the following strategies EXCEPT
Using a word wall as reference
Writing letters is a teaching strategy to develop VOICE in the student's writing because
Writing to a certain audience makes the writing authentic and honest
Mr. Johnson is a 4th grade teacher, teaching his students to develop VOICE in their writing. Which of the following might be the focus of his mini-lesson?
Thinking about the reader or audience
Dante needs to develop better WORD CHOICE in his personal essay. Which of the following areas should he think about?
Some words are vague, unclear, or overused
"Tired Words Need a Rest" poster contains the words 'said, ''beautiful,' 'delicious,' and 'nice.' What is not a rationale for this poster in the teacher's classroom?
To add personality and imagination in writing
Which part of the writing process focuses on making structural changes in one's writing (e.g., taking information out, adding new information, or moving things around)?
Which of the following may NOT contribute to voice in one's writing?
Phrasing or rhythm of words
The following are effective ways of teaching conventions EXCEPT
Correct all errors in the writing
Mrs. Jackson's 5th grade students were revising their writing pieces for sentence fluency because of what possible issue in their writing?
Many sentences have repetitive beginnings
For 5th grade students, which aspect of sentence fluency is more appropriate to target?
Varying sentence length and structure
Teaching for conventions will help the writing in what way?
By making the meaning more clear
When students start reading to learn in the content areas, what would be a good way to teach conventions?
Teach conventions used in content areas (e.g., symbol for square root; symbol for change)
When teaching 2nd graders how to write poetry, what would NOT be good instruction?
Play rhyming games
Which type of writing fosters students to create word pictures and images, and allows flexibility with stylistic devices and forms?
Sentence fluency means the following EXCEPT
Conventions support the message
Mr. Thomas is trying to find ways to support students' sentence fluency in their writing. What might be the best strategy for him to use if the students have repetitive beginnings in sentences?
Provide mentor texts which contain examples of purposeful beginnings in sentences
Third grader Sam had been a struggling writer since 2nd grade. His writing teacher noticed that though Allie could not do what his peers were doing, he still knew a few basic writing skills involving punctuation and capitalization. What would be an appropriate approach in working with Sam to develop his confidence in himself as a writer?
Celebrate what Sam can do, instead of cannot do
The use of metaphors and similes could enrich which genre below
Which part of the writing workshop will last from 5-10 minutes and must be based on the needs evident in many of the student's writing?
Giving directions is categorized as what writing genre?
One way to teach the craft of writing is through the following EXCEPT
Using the rubrics from the 6 Traits
Advertisements are based on which genre below?
Which trait pertains to the overall look of a document: artwork, font choice, color, arrangement of various elements on the page, shape of the text, special features, and graphics?
Mrs. Brown is having her students do some compare-contrast informational writing. Which of the following mentor texts might she provide to help the students with their work?
"Dogs and Cats" by Steve Jenkins
Which part of the writing workshop will students read their drafts form the "Author's Chair?"
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