EDUC 554 Literacy Quiz


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Liberty University

ï Time Limit 120 Minutes

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Submitted Nov 15, 2020 at 5:01pm This attempt took 19 minutes.

the end of kindergarten

the end of first grade

the end of third grade

Question 2
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Six-year-old Nicole wrote a thank-you letter to her grandmother that had all the traditional parts of a letter and showed conventional spelling. This work indicates that as a writer, the child is in the:

readiness stage

emergent stage

beginning stage

fluent stage

should begin in kindergarten to establish good habits

should begin in third grade when fine-motor skills have been developed

should include only cursive writing

is no longer necessary due to technology

Question 4
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The principal wisely suggested that by adding books, pencils, pens, and paper to kindergarten play centers, teachers could enhance their instructional value and transform them into:


assessment centers

literacy play centers

Elkonin boxes

before introducing whole words

using drills and writing activities

using children’s own names and providing many experiences with meaningful written language

join in reading predictable refrains and rhyming words

remain silent as the teacher reads

draw a picture as the teacher reads

examine pictures in an alternative text

include worksheets in a homework packet

provide evening phonics classes for parents

send home traveling bags of books

Jean Piaget

Lev Vygotsky

Maria Montessori

Marie Clay

Comprehension Strategies

Running Records

Graphic Organizers

complete required lesson plans and newsletters

teach keyboarding skills

Question 11
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A kindergarten teacher suspects that her new student has not had the same rich exposure to books that most of his classmates have had. Of the following, which assessment tool could most likely help a teacher measure a young child’s understanding of books?

an informal reading inventory

concepts-about-print test

running record

portfolio assessment

emergent reading and writing stage

beginning reading and writing stage

fluent reading and writing stage

decodable books

predictable books

shared books

Question 14
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Sebastian, an English learner, moved to the United States two years ago and converses easily with his third grade classmates. When asked to complete literacy tasks in the classroom, however, he seems to have difficulty understanding the teacher’s directions. Sebastian is most likely having difficulty because:

the teacher has not provided texts which motivate him

he has not reached a satisfactory level of cognitive academic language proficiency

he has not reached a satisfactory level of basic interpersonal communicative skills

cultural differences prevent him from understanding the teacher

decodable print

concept print

environmental print

provide isolated skill and drill activities to teach letters

use the children’s names and environmental print to teach letters

develop portfolio assessments

teach letters in alphabetical order

Question 17
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Being able to name the letters of the alphabet is a good predictor of beginning reading achievement. The most likely explanation for this is that:

drill and practice activities lead to reading success

a child must be able to name every letter in order to read words

children who have been involved in early & rich literacy activities generally know the letters

children who can name the letters have strong phonemic awareness

when they enter kindergarten

when they enter first grade

when they meet classmates

reading response journals


consonant digraphs

Question 20
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A first grade teacher conducted a lesson on word families and asked the children to write words on the chalkboard. This could best be described as a lesson in:


phonemic analysis

miscue analysis

literacy strategies




Question 22
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The belief that there should be a one-to-one correspondence between phonemes and graphemes so that each sound is consistently represented by one letter is known as:

morphemic analysis

the Matthew Effect

the Peter Effect

the Alphabetic Principle

Question 23
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A group of second grade students need help spelling high frequency words. The best way for their teacher to help them gain independence in their spelling and writing would be to:

monitor the completion of spelling worksheets

post high frequency words on a classroom word wall

administer weekly spelling tests

encourage the students to sound out words

think it out

use an alternative word

use a thesaurus

Question 25
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Seven-year-old Anna was born in Mexico and learned to read before transferring to a second grade classroom in the United States. Research suggests that if children can read in their native language, they most likely:

have developed phonemic awareness

will struggle when learning to read in an additional language

will find graphemes confusing

will translate all texts into their native language

Question 26
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Of the following, the best way to help children become better spellers is to:

engage them in daily reading and writing activities

encourage them to use drill and practice programs

administer weekly spelling tests

take running records




invented spelling

traditional spelling

orthographic spelling

consonant digraph



a rime

a morpheme

an inflection

handwriting practice

grand conversation


put words in alphabetical order

engage in word sorts

practice using onsets and rimes

only a few phonics rules have a high degree of utility

English learners easily learn to use phonics rules

the English language has a one-to-one correspondence between phonemes and graphemes

the CVC rule applies to 85% of the words found on high frequency lists

part of a balanced approach that includes authentic reading and writing

essential for students in kindergarten to grade six

the best way to help students understand morphemes

Question 35
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As students become older, they realize that words with similar meanings often are spelled in similar ways. When they focus upon the meaning of words, they attend to:





Quiz Score: 35 out of 35