Cognitive Theory: Gagne

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  • 1. 
    What is the first event of Gagne's "Nine Events of Instruction?"
    • A. 

      Gain attention

    • B. 

      Enhance retention

    • C. 

      Explain Objective

  • 2. 
    What is the last event of Gagne's nine?
    • A. 

      Present stimulus material

    • B. 

      Enhance retention and transfer

    • C. 

      Assess performance

  • 3. 
    Asking students what their knowledge of planets before teaching a unit about the solar system would be an example of...
    • A. 

      Stimulate recall of prior learning

    • B. 

      Gain attention

    • C. 

      Assess performance

  • 4. 
    Creating study guides and preparing students for note taking is an example of what event?
    • A. 

      Provide feedback

    • B. 

      Elicit performance

    • C. 

      Provide learner guidance

  • 5. 
    Rubrics, posttests, and informal assessments are developed for what event?
    • A. 

      Enhance retention and transfer

    • B. 

      Assess performance

    • C. 

      Elicit performance

  • 6. 
    You are a 5th grade science teacher about to introduce a unit on animals.  How would you gain student attention?
    • A. 

      Dissect a frog

    • B. 

      Show movie clips of animals

    • C. 

      Administer a pretest

  • 7. 
    While teaching a 7th grade history class, you noticed that the students are simply memorizing information to pass the test.  What would you do to help students retain information taught?
    • A. 

      Offer after school help

    • B. 

      Allow students to create and present a lesson in a 3rd grade class

    • C. 

      Create study guides and notecards

  • 8. 
    You are a 3rd grade teacher in an inclusion classroom.  You realize some of your students are not grasping the concept of obtuse, acute, and right angles.  What do you do to guide your students?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Have them use household items such a spaghetti to create visual representations of different types of triangles

    • B. 

      Create notecards and diagrams of the triangles

    • C. 

      Make a study guide with definitions of triangles

  • 9. 
    How was the movie on compound words important to our lesson?
    • A. 

      It gained student attention

    • B. 

      It provided a stimulus

    • C. 

      It activated prior knowledge

  • 10. 
    You are a 2nd grade teacher and want your students to obtain immediate feedback on the subject of contractions.  Which of the following would you do to provide immediate feedback?
    • A. 

      Create a rubric and grade student work using the rubric

    • B. 

      Log students onto a website playing a matching game with contractions that tells students if they are right or wrong

    • C. 

      Partner students up and have them create sentences with contractions

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