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  • 1. 
    1. The average number of days in a public school year in the United States is
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      180

    • C. 

      210

    • D. 

      245

    • E. 

      365

  • 2. 
    2. A school that specializes in emphasizing a particular area of the curriculum, such as science and technology or the visual and performing arts, is called a(n) ____ school.
    • A. 

      Charter

    • B. 

      Magnet

    • C. 

      Exemplary

    • D. 

      Full-service

    • E. 

      Fundamental

  • 3. 
    3. A public school that operates as an autonomous educational entity under a contract that is negotiated between its organizers and a sponsor who oversees the provisions of the contract is called a(n) _____school.
    • A. 

      Charter

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Magnet

    • D. 

      Ungraded

    • E. 

      International

  • 4. 
    4. Most year-round schools use a program where each teacher teaches
    • A. 

      For 3 weeks and is then off for 45 days

    • B. 

      For 9 weeks and is then off for 3 weeks

    • C. 

      For 3 months and is then off for 3 months

    • D. 

      Three weeks out of each when school is in session

  • 5. 
    5. Subjects that comprise the core curriculum are
    • A. 

      English/language arts, science, social studies/history, and mathematics

    • B. 

      Art, music, physical education, home economics, and shop

    • C. 

      Reading, writing, spelling, and viewing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    House, academy, pod, learning family, and village are terms used when referring to
    • A. 

      Interdisciplinary teams of teachers

    • B. 

      Separate schools within a large multi-school district

    • C. 

      Academic departments within a comprehensive high school

    • D. 

      Clusters of students and teachers in a school-within-a-school arrangement

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following is not synonymous with the arrangement known as looping?
    • A. 

      Teacher-student progression

    • B. 

      School-within-a-school

    • C. 

      Multiyear instruction

    • D. 

      Multiyear placement

    • E. 

      Multiyear grouping

  • 8. 
    What is referred to as the hidden curriculum of a school is
    • A. 

      One seen by students as having meaning and usefulness in their lives

    • B. 

      The accidental and subtle message systems within schools

    • C. 

      nonexistent in today’s modern schools

    • D. 

      The school’s stated exit goals

  • 9. 
    Site-based management, collaborative decision-making, school choice, personalized learning,               andintegrated learning are examples of
    • A. 

      Activities that characterize the factory model school

    • B. 

      Recent but unsuccessful attempts at restructuring schools

    • C. 

      Attempts to restructure schools to better reflect the needs and reality of today

    • D. 

      Activities in schools that were terminated by the late 1990s when there were found to make nodifference in student achievement on SAT tests

  • 10. 
    Organization of a school to incorporate curricula and instructional practices that are             Specifically designed to meet the needs of the young adolescent is referred to as the
    • A. 

      Middle school concept

    • B. 

      School-within-a-school concept

    • C. 

      Concept of community service learning

    • D. 

      Concept of the International Baccalaureate School

  • 11. 
    . Today’s most common grade configuration for middle schools in the United States is grades
    • A. 

      7-9

    • B. 

      5-8

    • C. 

      6-9

    • D. 

      6-8

  • 12. 
    The written statement of a school’ beliefs and goals is referred to as
    • A. 

      This We Believe

    • B. 

      Its mission statement

    • C. 

      Its success-for-all plan

    • D. 

      Its multiyear educational plan

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following is not a secondary school?
    • A. 

      Comprehensive high school

    • B. 

      Intermediate school

    • C. 

      Ninth grade center

    • D. 

      Junior high school

    • E. 

      Middle school

  • 14. 
    Teaching today is best defined as
    • A. 

      Demonstrating to students what you know about a particular subject

    • B. 

      Telling students everything you know about a particular subject

    • C. 

      Assessing students for their comprehension

    • D. 

      Facilitating the learning of all students

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following is the planning phase of instruction?
    • A. 

      Preactive

    • B. 

      Reflective

    • C. 

      Projective

    • D. 

      Interactive

  • 16. 
    Locus of control refers to (page 20)
    • A. 

      Mastery learning

    • B. 

      A model for teaching

    • C. 

      Acceptance of responsibility when appropriate

    • D. 

      The chemical eradication of short-horned grasshoppers

    • E. 

      Marriage of pedagogical theory with the realities of instructional practice

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is least likely to be a characteristic of the exemplary middle school?
    • A. 

      Block scheduling

    • B. 

      Full-period lecturing

    • C. 

      Inclusion of grades 6-8

    • D. 

      Intramural athletic program stressing participation of all students

  • 18. 
    The first step of the authors’ five-step model for teaching is
    • A. 

      Diagnostic assessment

    • B. 

      Guiding student learning

    • C. 

      Planning the units and lessons

    • D. 

      Ongoing assessment of student learning

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is experiencing today a decreased emphasis in middle and secondary             Schools when compared to practice of the last half of the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Ability grouping and curriculum tracking

    • B. 

      Using the World Wide Web as a communication tool and learning resource

    • C. 

      Integrating the curriculum and introducing reading, writing, and thinking across the curriculum

    • D. 

      Holding high expectations for all students while providing curriculum options with multiple pathwaysfor academic success

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a major problem for the nation’s schools?
    • A. 

      Many are too large, housing too many students

    • B. 

      Controversy over the concept of a national curriculum with national assessments

    • C. 

      A demand for test scores and statistics that can be used to compare and judge schools

    • D. 

      The education of students who may be too overwhelmed by personal problems to focus on learning and to succeed in school

    • E. 

      All of these are problems that plague the nation’s schools