. More than __________ percent of all children and more than __________ percent of African-American children are living with an unmarried parent.
A. 10; 25
B. 10; 40
C. 25; 55
D. 25; 75
2. To promote print awareness in the home, parents can:
A. share some of the mail in the mailbox.
B. read wrappers and packaging print.
C. encourage scribbling.
D. All of the above
3. Parents and families are urged to communicate with children using:
A. business-like talk that guides behavior.
B. adult-child play talk that affects development.
C. standard English even if the family is not English speaking.
D. Both a and b
4. More than ever before children are seeking out __________ books.
A. Dr. Seuss
5. Family game playing that includes children:
A. usually requires rule-abiding behavior.
B. usually involves focus and memory.
C. often involves language and cognition.
D. All of the above
6. Computer program use has been found to improve:
A. listening skills for all children.
B. reading skills of developmentally-delayed children.
C. cooperative learning among young children.
D. the speech skills of children with dyslexia.
7. Chalkboards in preschool classrooms:
A. have limited usefulness.
B. can provide clever and creative language-related activities.
C. are rare because of preschoolers’ fascination with erasers.
D. are too old-fashioned to be used today.
8. Which one of the following would be the best way to welcome a child into the classroom in the morning when the child’s mother drops him off?
A. “Good morning, Joshua. We have new crayons to use later today.”
B. “Good morning, Joshua. Good morning, Mrs. Carr. I need to speak with you about Joshua’s behavior whenever you have a chance to meet.”
C. “Good morning, Joshua. Joshua, go on and get started with your work.”
D. “Good morning, Joshua. Good morning Mrs. Carr. Joshua, there are new cars you might like in the block center.”
9. One way to encourage reading in the home is to:
A. buy a lot of books.
B. plan a family reading time.
C. make sure reading time and television time are equal.
D. All of the above
10. A school lending library:
A. should include oral rules and procedures for checkout and return.
B. can provide families with book-reading tips.
C. requires no extra time or effort.
D. should include only books written in the family’s native language.
11. Controversy concerning technology does NOT exist about:
A. the amount of time young children spend in front of screens.
B. the presentation of violence.
C. whether it is here to stay.
D. whether educators can identify questionable content.
A. are a great substitute for family book sharing.
B. seldom offer a read-aloud component.
C. often compromise the book’s color and format.
D. are all high quality.
13. When making recordings it is important to remember to:
A. speak very slowly.
B. “act out” the story.
C. speak in character.
D. incorporate a page-turning signal.
14. Families can usually have more educationally pertinent conversations with their children than teachers because:
A. their children trust them.
B. their background experiences are more common.
C. they know how to talk to their children.
D. they understand closure, extending, and expanding.
15. Mrs. Richards decided to have a question of the day for her students. Which of the following describes the best way to handle this?
A. Mrs. Richards should ask the question orally, take responses, and discuss them at group time.
B. Mrs. Richards should print the question on paper, attach it to the door so that it is the first thing her students see when they enter, and ask the students to write their responses on the board.
C. Mrs. Richards should print the question on paper, show it to the students as she reads it, ask for their responses, and print their responses as they are given.
D. Mrs. Richards should record the question for the listening center and ask the students to write their responses.
16. When children are creating or making something at home, parents should:
A. encourage the child to talk about the project in his/her own words.
B. ask “What is it?”
C. demonstrate the best way to accomplish the task.
D. say nothing.
17. Educators urge parents to:
A. expect children to finish tasks.
B. jump in with suggestions when a child hits a road block.
C. play games without rules.
D. understand that leaving tasks unfinished is appropriate for young children.
18. Which is NOT true regarding electronic apps and games?
A. Research has proven that there is an educational value to the games.
B. Children often become trancelike while playing.
C. Some apps are design
19.Any mechanical or nonmechanical item that is useful in offering sight or hearing experience is:
B. audiovisual equipment.
C. projection equipment.
D. None of the above
20. __________ is the factor most highly associated with poor reading achievement in elementary school.
A. Parents’ educational level
D. Birth order