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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points Michael said, "That says Ms.

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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points

Michael said, "That says Ms. Ramsey." Michael cannot really read or sound out "Ms. Ramsey," but he has seen it often enough that he recognizes it. Michael is:
A. phonetically reading.

B. sight reading.

C. using the alphabetic principle.

D. guessing at words.
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Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points

Emma wrote “HESADG.” She read it to her teacher as “Henry saw a dog.” Emma was using:
A. invented spelling.

B. sight reading.

C. phonemic awareness.

D. emergent writing.
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Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points

Inventive spellers typically:
A. write only words they are certain can be spelled correctly.

B. never learn conventional spelling.

C. omit consonants in words.

D. progress through a series of stages.
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Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points

Rosa is a newborn. As she grows, which will she learn to control last?
A. Her fingers

B. Her hands

C. Her arms

D. Her head
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Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points

Hannah's mother said, "Hannah is such a "pencil-and-paper" kid." It is likely that Hannah:
A. will be an artist.

B. will learn to write, forming her letters perfectly.

C. will be a good reader.

D. does not enjoy being read to.
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Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points

The speed and accuracy that individual children display in naming alphabet letters is called:
A. consistency.

B. fluency.

C. articulation.

D. velocity.
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Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points

The early childhood educator who designed many teaching aids to promote printing in preschoolers through the child’s sense of touch was:
A. Watson.

B. Spinoli.

C. Ferreira.

D. Montessori.
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Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points

The small arrows on most printing guides show adults and children:
A. how bold to make letters.

B. the directions of formation strokes.

C. how circles and lines intersect.

D. the errors in writing.
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Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points

The ability to notice and use critical features of graphic symbols in a written language is called:
A. phonemic awareness.

B. phonetic awareness.

C. orthographic awareness.

D. lexicon awareness.
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Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points

Ms. Hadaway asked Karly if she would like her name on the paper. When Karly said that she did, Mrs. Hadaway should have written it in the:
A. upper, left corner.

B. upper, right corner.

C. lower, left corner.

D. lower, right corner.
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Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points

Which one of the following is true about handedness?
A. Handedness is determined as the child develops eye-hand coordination.

B. Handedness may not be permanently established by preschool.

C. Right-handers use their left hands more than left-handers use their right hands.

D. Teachers would be wise to encourage left-handers to use their right hands.
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Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points

Charts do NOT:
A. offer an opportunity for shared experiences.

B. allow the print to stand out.

C. capture the children's attention.

D. teach children to read at a very early age.
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Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points

Speaking, listening, writing, and reading comprise what is known as:
A. emergent learning.

B. curriculum.

C. communication.

D. language.
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Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points

The language arts are:
A. thought to include six arts areas.

B. interrelated and interdependent.

C. separate, distinct areas of study.

D. completely unrelated to one another.
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Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points

Studies show that early readers:
A. watched educational television more than two hours a day.

B. had access to a variety of reading material and watched educational television.

C. knew all of the letters and sounds by age 2.

D. were read fiction and non-fiction books during the preschool years.
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Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points

Noted early childhood experts worry that preschool reading-skill instruction activities may:
A. reduce play time.

B. intimidate parents.

C. accelerate mental growth.

D. lead kindergartners to be bored in kindergarten.
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Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points

A preschool child can be designated a reader when he or she:
A. writes a word.

B. sounds out a word and is almost correct.

C. has both phonemic and phonological awareness.

D. understands and/or acts appropriately when looking at a written word.
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Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points

A child’s oral vocabulary is closely related to:
A. his printing ability and scholarship.

B. reading comprehension and ease in learning to read.

C. creativity and motivation.

D. attention span and distractibility.
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Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points

If you ask a young child to give you a red ball and he brings a blue one, the child does NOT possess the word red in his:
A. productive vocabulary.

B. receptive vocabulary.

C. oral vocabulary.

D. growing vocabulary.
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Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points

Today, the field of reading instruction seems to lack consensus concerning:
A. best practices for teaching reading.

B. whether phonics should be taught at all.

C. the training of reading teachers.

D. whether parents should read to their children or not.
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