The Language Experience Approach Quiz! Trivia

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The Language Experience Approach Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the intended outcome of the suggested Language Experience Approach activities?
    • A. 

      Children will share their thoughts through the reading of different books.

    • B. 

      Children will write letters to other English Language Learners.

    • C. 

      Children will experience writing through the use of online resources.

    • D. 

      Children will use oral language to share experiences.

  • 2. 
    According to the brochure, which is NOT a suggested way to begin using the Language Experience Approach in your own home?
    • A. 

      Watching new movies as a family.

    • B. 

      Singing different songs as a family.

    • C. 

      Making dinner as a family.

    • D. 

      Going on an outing as a family.

  • 3. 
    What might be the BEST reason for children to share an experience orally to help with their reading and/or writing skills?
    • A. 

      Children will become less shy about discussing the events of their daily lives through the use of oral storytelling.

    • B. 

      Children will become more comfortable with grammar and reading rules through the use of oral storytelling.

    • C. 

      Children will be able to describe what they have experienced through the use of oral storytelling.

    • D. 

      Students will experience different levels of reading and writing through the use of oral storytelling.

  • 4. 
    Imagine this: Jane, a third-grader in Ms. Clarke and Ms. Darling's class, went to the zoo over the weekend. When Jane came to school on Monday, she began to tell Ms. Darling about her time at the zoo. According to the Language Experience Approach, what would be the next steps for Jane and Ms. Darling to take?
    • A. 

      Jane will go back to the zoo so she can gather more information for Ms. Darling.

    • B. 

      Ms. Darling will write down Jane's story about going to the zoo.

    • C. 

      Ms. Darling will go to the zoo so that she can help Jane write about her experience.

    • D. 

      Jane will write about her experience using her native language and pictures to tell her story.

  • 5. 
    Which step of the Language Experience Approach is the MOST important to building reading skills for an English Language Learner?
    • A. 

      Having your child orally tell you about their experiences after they have experienced them.

    • B. 

      Having your child read their experience back to you after they have dictated it.

    • C. 

      Having your child rewrite the experience after it has been written down by you.

    • D. 

      Having the child experience something and then read about that experience from different books.

  • 6. 
    The Language Experience Approach brochure mentions a few ways that we are going to be using the Language Experience Approach in our classroom. Which way is not mentioned in the brochure?
    • A. 

      Children are going to respond to books using English as a way to make connections between what is being said and what is being written.

    • B. 

      Children are going to use oral language to help strengthen their reading skills through the retelling of an experience.

    • C. 

      Children are going to go on several outings as a way to accumulate different experiences so that they always have an experience to discuss.

    • D. 

      Children are going to revise, read, and write their own experiences after reading a first draft to help build their writing skills.

  • 7. 
    Why might the second step of the Language Experience Approach be difficult for non-English speaking children?
    • A. 

      They may not be able to describe their experience accurately for the adult since they do not know English.

    • B. 

      They may not be able to write about the experience in English since they do not known English.

    • C. 

      They may not be able to revise the writing that the adult has done since they do not know English.

    • D. 

      None of the steps to the Language Experience Approach should be difficult to a non-English speaking child.

  • 8. 
    A student's Language Experience Approach can be improved by discussing fictional events.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Greater improvement for your child’s Language Experience Approach will happen when you spend time discussing together at home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is not necessary for your child to read through the written story after you have read through it together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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