Teaching Children Science Chapter 4

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Teaching Children Science Chapter 4

Planning and Managing: How can I plan and manage inquiry-based, discovery-focused units and lessons?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name:
  • 2. 
    If you were planning a year's worth of science for children and debating whether to include the study of mammals, which of these terms would best summarize the curriculum issue with which you were dealing?
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Sequence

    • C. 

      Learning cycle

    • D. 

      Inquiry process skills

  • 3. 
    A teacher decides that a unit on arachnids should follow a unit on insects. In previous years, arachnids were taught first. Which of the following best describes what the teacher has done?
    • A. 

      Affected the scope of the curriculum units

    • B. 

      Affected the sequence of the curriculum units

    • C. 

      Affected the learning cycle in the curriculum units

    • D. 

      Affected the inquiry process skills in the curriculum units

  • 4. 
    To which of the following ideas is curriculum scope most related?
    • A. 

      The range of resource materials available

    • B. 

      The range of student abilities to be dealt with

    • C. 

      The extent to which homework relates to class work

    • D. 

      The integration of earth/space, life, and physical sciences

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would be least likely to appear in a list of properly written performance objectives?
    • A. 

      Sing

    • B. 

      Construct

    • C. 

      Appreciate

    • D. 

      Write

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was presented in the chapter as a practice that is vital for facilitating good classroom management?
    • A. 

      Eliminating discovery time/"circus time"

    • B. 

      Providing a time-out or "think" chair

    • C. 

      Grouping based in achievement

    • D. 

      Planning lessons effectively

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would most likely be considered a lesson topic?
    • A. 

      Second Grade Science

    • B. 

      Objects in the Sky

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      How the Human Lung Works

  • 8. 
    Which of the following considerations of the place of science in the overall curriculum describes how learning is most optimized?
    • A. 

      Making content relevant for the learners in the classroom

    • B. 

      Organizing learning experiences from the learner outward

    • C. 

      Providing a sequence of topics that is logically connected

    • D. 

      Using the concrete approach first when teaching a new concept

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a component of a performance objective?
    • A. 

      A condition of learning

    • B. 

      A measurable performance

    • C. 

      Criteria to rate the level of performance

    • D. 

      A statement of assumption about prior knowledge

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