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  • 1. 
    Composite of the economic status of families or persons on the basis of occupation, educational attainment, and income.
    • A. 

      Socioeconomic status (SES)

    • B. 

      Cultures

    • C. 

      Gender

    • D. 

      Tracking

  • 2. 
    •socially transmitted ways of thinking, believing, feeling, and acting within a group. These patterns are transmitted from one generation to the next.
    • A. 

      Opportunity gap

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Cultures

    • D. 

      Ethnicity

  • 3. 
    •the behavioral, cultural, and psychological traits typically associated with a male or female.
    • A. 

      Sexual orientation

    • B. 

      Stereotypes

    • C. 

      Color blindness

    • D. 

      Gender

  • 4. 
    •one’s sexual attraction to persons of the same or opposite sex or both.
    • A. 

      Achievement gap

    • B. 

      Sexual Orientation

    • C. 

      Tracking

    • D. 

      Disability

  • 5. 
    A long-standing physical, mental, emotional condition that can make it difficult for a person to do activities such as walking, climbing stairs, dressing, bathing, communicating, learning, or remembering.
    • A. 

      Refugees

    • B. 

      Pan-ethnic

    • C. 

      Disability

    • D. 

      Race

  • 6. 
    •a term that groups people by biological traits such as the texture of their hair, color of their skin and eyes, and body stature.
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Stereotypes

    • C. 

      Racism

    • D. 

      Color blindness

  • 7. 
    Membership based on one’s national origin or the national origin of one’s ancestors when they immigrated to the United States.
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Pan-ethnic

    • C. 

      Refugees

    • D. 

      Ethnicity

  • 8. 
    Ethnic membership based on national origin from a large geographic region that includes numerous countries. Examples are African or Asian Americans. The U.S. Census Bureau recognizes 6 broad pan-ethnic and racial groups: black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian American, Latino or Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and white.
    • A. 

      Cultural capital

    • B. 

      Tracking

    • C. 

      Pan-ethnic

    • D. 

      Race

  • 9. 
    •the belief that one race is superior to all others and thereby has the right to dominance.
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Ethnicity

    • C. 

      Opportunity gap

    • D. 

      Self-fulfilling prophecy

  • 10. 
    •persons recognized by the U.S. government as being persecuted or legitimately bearing persecution in their home country because or race, religion, nationality, or membership in a specific social or political group.
    • A. 

      Tracking

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Refugees

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 11. 
    Exaggerated, and usually biased, views about a group based on prior, and often wrong, assumptions.
    • A. 

      Disability

    • B. 

      Stereotypes

    • C. 

      Racism 

    • D. 

      Color blindness

  • 12. 
    •all students are treated the same without regard or attention to their race and ethnicity.
    • A. 

      Cultures

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Self-fulfilling prophecy

    • D. 

      Color blindness

  • 13. 
    •the differences among groups of students in their performance on assessments, especially standardized tests.
    • A. 

      Opportunity gap

    • B. 

      Tracking

    • C. 

      Achievement gap

    • D. 

      Socioeconomic status

  • 14. 
    Disparities in the academic performance among groups of students due to the lack of quality educational experiences, effective teachers, and other necessary resources to promote learning at the high levels of the more-affluent students.
    • A. 

      Ethnicity

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Stereotypes

    • D. 

      Opportunity gap

  • 15. 
    The practice of separating students based on their academic abilities or other factors to receive instruction that is supposed to be most appropriate for their abilities.
    • A. 

      Cultural capital

    • B. 

      Tracking

    • C. 

      Self-fulfilling prophecy

    • D. 

      Race

  • 16. 
    •endowments such as academic competence, language competence, and wealth that provide an advantage to an individual, family, or group (other examples: a group’s shared familiarity with specific kinds of music, games or sports, literature, food, behaviors, etc., knowledge of which affords social advantages within the group.)
    • A. 

      Refugees

    • B. 

      Cultural capital

    • C. 

      Sefl-fulfilling prophecy

    • D. 

      Disability

  • 17. 
    •a phenomenon in which a teacher’s expectations for a student’s achievement are established early in the school year and match the student’s achievement at the end of the school year.
    • A. 

      Stereotypes

    • B. 

      Disability 

    • C. 

      Self-fulfilling prophecy

    • D. 

      Pan-ethnic

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