Elementary Education K-6 Subject Area

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  • 1. 
    At the beginning of the school year, a first grade teacher assesses the students to determine their understanding of print book. This will best be demonstrated by the students...
    • A. 

      Hearing and retelling the story

    • B. 

      Showing where to start reading the text

    • C. 

      Pointing and matching one-to-one

    • D. 

      Indicating space between words

  • 2. 
    Mrs. Rivera's kindergarten class asked her to write their favorite poem. She writes each phrase or sentence the child dictates. She directs their attention to the beginning and ending of each line as the writes and then orderly repeats dictation to reinforce...
    • A. 

      Letter-learned knowledge

    • B. 

      Left to right writing knowledge

    • C. 

      Indication of sentence parts

    • D. 

      Letter-sound knowledge

  • 3. 
    When students dictate stories reread their stories then practice the words on flash cards, the teacher is using...
    • A. 

      The writing process

    • B. 

      Language experience approach

    • C. 

      Linguistic approach

    • D. 

      The language development approach

  • 4. 
    A teacher wants to enlist the assistance of her students' reading performance. The most effective way to involve the parents is to...
    • A. 

      Parent-child pair reading

    • B. 

      Manuscript writing tits

    • C. 

      Send letter to parents

    • D. 

      Parent-child tits

  • 5. 
    A teacher read numerous word plat book to and with her students. This activity primarily promote the development of....
    • A. 

      Comprehension

    • B. 

      Phonological awareness

    • C. 

      Story structure

    • D. 

      Structural analysis

  • 6. 
    Which word recognition method would be most effective for teaching the following words? Mail man, fire place, anchor woman...
    • A. 

      Sight words

    • B. 

      Contextual analysis

    • C. 

      Structural analysis

    • D. 

      Phonemic analysis

  • 7. 
    It is very difficult  for student to accommodate new information the conflicts the previous information of belief. Which of the following explains this phenomenon?
    • A. 

      Knowledge hypothesis

    • B. 

      Metacognitive process

    • C. 

      Text structure

    • D. 

      Schema

  • 8. 
    Which of the following illustrates a directed reading approach sequence?
    • A. 

      Teacher puts the student in group, read orally while students follow in the book, and discuss the lesson

    • B. 

      The teacher prepares the students for reading by reading aloud to them, conducts oral reading and discuss the lesson

    • C. 

      The teacher prepares student for reading with vocabulary in background information, conduct oral reading, and provide for silent reading

    • D. 

      The teacher assign the student specific materials to read and test regularly

  • 9. 
    Mr. Sutton is beginning a new unit in his social students textbook. He instructs the class to read the title; read the introduction, summary and question; read the heading and sub headings; read the print; study visual materials such as pictures, maps and diagrams. Which of the following study skill is he demonstrating?
    • A. 

      Previewing

    • B. 

      Outlining

    • C. 

      Note taking

    • D. 

      Summarizing

  • 10. 
    Textual factors that affect comprehension include...
    • A. 

      Nn

    • B. 

      Motivation, sentence complexity, and visual displays

    • C. 

      Study structure, word frequency, and visual displays

    • D. 

      Word identification, background, and visual displays

  • 11. 
    Following a student incorrect response, a teacher rephrases the question again. This activity is appropriate....
    • A. 

      Appropriate because it helps the student focus on the question

    • B. 

      Inappropriate because the extra time takes away instructional time

    • C. 

      Inappropriate because it makes the task too easy

    • D. 

      Appropriate because it makes all the student attend to the question

  • 12. 
    Will thought he was a poor writer because he misspelled so many words even though his teacher found the story he wrote exciting. The best method to help Will with his spelling ability is to have him...
    • A. 

      Use a word wall to look up his words

    • B. 

      Take a weekly spelling test

    • C. 

      Write each misspelled word 10 times

    • D. 

      Practice a spelling list each night

  • 13. 
    Mr. Mixon develops a set of word cards emphasizing the at sound. Each of Mr. Mixon's has the at sound that has different beginning. He asks the student to read each word. If a student cannot read a word then Mr. Mixon points out the letter difference and how it is pronounced. Mr. Mixon is asking the students to do what?
    • A. 

      Syntactic cues

    • B. 

      Close cues

    • C. 

      Graphophonemic cues

    • D. 

      Dd

  • 14. 
    When reading a paragraph in her social studies textbook, Mary has difficulty distinguishing a main idea from supportive points and details. An appropriate activity that will help her will be to...
    • A. 

      Skim an entire reading selection rapidly

    • B. 

      Complete a partially filled in outline

    • C. 

      Create a list of familiar vocabulary text

    • D. 

      Read aloud to a class

  • 15. 
    A teacher is helping his student locate, who, what, when and why in reading. This activity will help student develop which of the following reading skills?
    • A. 

      Creative reading skills

    • B. 

      Literal reading skills

    • C. 

      Critical reading skills

    • D. 

      Word recognition skills

  • 16. 
    The study of acronyms would help students understand the meaning of which of the following words?
    • A. 

      Scuba, sonar, zip

    • B. 

      Atlas, echo, panic, epicure

    • C. 

      Brainy, crafty, intelligent, smart

    • D. 

      Cup, mug, glass, tumble

  • 17. 
    Which instructional methods wil help students recognize the following words? Shred, flake, crumble, bake, broil, fried, stir, toss, fold, mixture, and blend....
    • A. 

      Paraphrasing

    • B. 

      Thesaurus usage

    • C. 

      Semantic mapping

    • D. 

      Feature analysis

  • 18. 
    Knowledge of vocabulary or word meaning correlates strongly with...
    • A. 

      Study skills

    • B. 

      Word recognition

    • C. 

      Reading comprehension

    • D. 

      Picture interpretation

  • 19. 
    Mr. Cury's 4th grade class will do a unit on Florida's early history. Students will read about the major events from this period. Which graphic organizer will help facilitate student's understandings of this unit?
    • A. 

      Venn diagram

    • B. 

      Timeline

    • C. 

      Readers response journal

    • D. 

      Two-Column chart

  • 20. 
    One of the best ways to help student learn to read a graph is to....
    • A. 

      Ask student to record their reading rate on a graph

    • B. 

      Have student construct graphs themselves

    • C. 

      Assign work pages from the basal series

    • D. 

      Cut graphs from current news paper

  • 21. 
    The local newspaper contains two articles on an editorial on the same subject. The two articles could be used in the language arts to teach....
    • A. 

      Cause and effect

    • B. 

      Facts and opinions

    • C. 

      Hidden messages

    • D. 

      Feature writing

  • 22. 
    Mrs. Thomas wants to teach critical thinking skills to her third grade class. What would be the most effective strategy in doing this?
    • A. 

      Use words practiced in solving problems

    • B. 

      Assign textbooks reading that provide hypothetical problems to solve

    • C. 

      Provide open-end reading problems to solve in groups

    • D. 

      Use pictures, puzzles and audio visual to provide mental exercise

  • 23. 
    After his student read a detective story from a basal reading. Mr. Voran ask them to make a judgement about the guilt or innocent of the main character. What type of thinking is Mr. Voran promoting? 
    • A. 

      Divergent

    • B. 

      Collective

    • C. 

      Literal

    • D. 

      Convergent

  • 24. 
    Directions for characters is an example of element most frequently found in....
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Poetry

    • C. 

      Realistic fiction

    • D. 

      Science fiction

  • 25. 
    Which genre of literature describes deeds of heroes or heroine who are swift, moving rate, magic with happy endings....
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Parable

    • C. 

      Mystery

    • D. 

      Fairytales

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