Language Development For 6-7 Year Olds

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  • 1. 
    The typical child has the capacity to learn__________ new words a day.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      40

  • 2. 
    A major influence on language skills is__________.
    • A. 

      Reading books at home

    • B. 

      Writing short stories

    • C. 

      School experiences

    • D. 

      Having a lot of siblings and friends

  • 3. 
    6-7 year olds have the ability to control all of the following sound components EXCEPT  
    • A. 

      Voice pitch

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Speaking rate

    • D. 

      Quality

  • 4. 
    6-7 year olds can typically follow how many step directions?
    • A. 

      1-2 steps

    • B. 

      2-3 steps

    • C. 

      3-4 steps

    • D. 

      4 or more steps

  • 5. 
    It is estimated that the typical 6-7 year old learns________ new words during the year.
    • A. 

      2,000

    • B. 

      4,000

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      3,000

  • 6. 
    Language play that involves nursery rhymes, songs, and word games where nonsense words can be invented aid in the development of what for 6-7 year olds?
    • A. 

      Language comprehension

    • B. 

      Receptive vocabulary

    • C. 

      Speech and sound perception

    • D. 

      Expressive vocabulary

  • 7. 
    A 7-year-old child will typically use sentences that are______ words long.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 8. 
    Asking a child at this age to help give simple directions to someone can help develop which skill?
    • A. 

      Language comprehension

    • B. 

      Grammatical development

    • C. 

      Speech-sound perception

    • D. 

      Conversational skills

  • 9. 
    Giving more information about a topic when the person they're talking to is confused is an example of which language strategy?
    • A. 

      Research based information

    • B. 

      Conversational repair

    • C. 

      Secondary details

    • D. 

      Conversation avoidance

  • 10. 
    Sharing personal experiences can help develop all of the following language skills EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Choosing the important information

    • B. 

      Sequencing events in chronological order

    • C. 

      Giving details about who, what, when, where, and why

    • D. 

      Using narrative format

  • 11. 
    Which of these types of words do children in this age group have a hard time grasping?
    • A. 

      Content words

    • B. 

      Action words

    • C. 

      Function words

    • D. 

      Describing words

  • 12. 
    Taking turns when speaking demonstrates which language skill?
    • A. 

      Vocabulary

    • B. 

      Speech-sound perception

    • C. 

      Grammatical development

    • D. 

      Conversational skills

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