"Your 8-9 Year Old's Language Development" Brochure

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way to encourage language at home?
    • A. 

      Create a new language.

    • B. 

      Play the silent game.

    • C. 

      Encourage reading aloud and together.

    • D. 

      Encourage journaling.

  • 2. 
    Grammar is the ability of your child to understand the words that they encounter through reading, writing, and listening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    By the age of 8, a student can hold quality conversations with an adult.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Helping expand children’s vocabulary and comprehension can NOT involve family games, such as Hangman or 20 Questions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is one way that students can increase their expressive vocabulary?
    • A. 

      Read lots of different books.

    • B. 

      Write persuasive papers.

    • C. 

      Retell personal stories or experiences to their families.

    • D. 

      Draw pictures.

  • 6. 
    Ways to encourage reading include:
    • A. 

      Allowing the child to select the book.

    • B. 

      Asking questions before you read.

    • C. 

      Asking questions during and after you read.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    8 to 9 year olds are starting to use complex and compound sentences in their writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    At 8 to 9 years old, how are students learning to use their words in a form of humor?
    • A. 

      They create jokes or riddles.

    • B. 

      They enjoy hearing puns, jokes, or riddles.

    • C. 

      They are beginning to understand irony.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Students should NEVER highlight their work to help improve their grammar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The greatest way for a student to expand their receptive vocabulary is to:
    • A. 

      Have them play outside with friends.

    • B. 

      Watch television every day.

    • C. 

      Write to a pen pal daily.

    • D. 

      Read a book every day.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT a purpose of the "8-9 Year Old's Language Development" brochure?
    • A. 

      Guide families to better practices through reading and writing.

    • B. 

      Find information and activities to further a child's language development.

    • C. 

      Inform families of upcoming events in the classroom.

    • D. 

      Guide families to better practices through speaking and listening.

  • 12. 
    What materials are needed for the Parts of Speech Matching activity?
    • A. 

      Note cards that have different parts of speech written on them

    • B. 

      A journal for recording answers

    • C. 

      The URL for the Speech Matching website: speechmatching.com

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

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