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  1. Transitions
    between stages are difficult because

    • a.

    • the next stage brings on overwhelming

    • challenges.
  2. Which
    poses the most difficulty for most children with learning disabilities?

    • b.

    • reading

  3. At
    present, the most common placement for students with learning disabilities is

    • b.

    • reading

  4. To
    maximize their effectiveness, programs for students with E/BD should provide a


    • a.

    • individualized

    • instruction and behavioral control.
  5. In
    comparison to the percentage of students with most other disabilities, students
    with E/BD

    are more likely to be educated in

    • b.

    • special

    • classes and facilities.
  6. It
    is difficult to estimate the prevalence of communication disorders primarily

    • b.

    • definitions of communication disorders vary so

    • much from state to state.
  7. Identification
    of speech and language disorders is the joint responsibility of the
    • a.

    • teacher, parents, and speech-language

    • pathologist.
  8. Social
    adjustment problems for children with visual impairment are most likely the
    result of

    • b.

    • society’s

    • reaction to people who are blind.
  9. A
    condition that is much like autism but usually without significant delays in
    cognition and

    language is

    • b.

    • Asperger

    • syndrome.
  10. Which
    intervention for autism spectrum disorders seems to have the strongest

    based research support?

    • b.

    • applied

    • behavior analysis (ABA)
  11. After
    age 5, and increasingly through adolescence, the primary cause of TBI is
    • b.

    • vehicular

    • accidents.
  12. The
    intelligence of students with conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system

    • a.

    • unaffected.

  13. For
    children with most physical disabilities and other health impairments, a common
    cause of

    academic difficulties is

    • a.

    • erratic

    • school attendance.
  14. Children
    whose development and accomplishments meet or exceed those of adults with

    extraordinary talent are known as

    • a.

    • prodigies.

  15. Mr.
    Mills has several students with upcoming IEP meetings. He should consider
    teaching these students the

    • a.

    • Self-Advocacy Strategy.

  16. Ms.
    Beamer has 30 students in her science class. She has 5 students with learning
    disabilities, 5 students with intellectual disabilities, 1 student with
    behavior disorders and the remaining students are average achievers. Ms. Beamer
    knows the upcoming chapter has been very challenging for previous groups of
    students. She should consider using the

    • b.

    • Planning Pyramid or the Unit Organizer Routine.

  17. During
    Guided Practice, the teacher
    • b.

    • questions

    • students and provides prompts and feedback.
  18. Researchers
    note that students, especially students who have difficulty learning, benefit

    • b.

    • highly-organized and structured lessons.

  19. Study
    guides or guided notes are
    • b.

    • partial outlines of the lesson content that

    • students complete as the lesson progresses.
  20. The
    use of response cards in a general education classroom involves

    • a.

    • telling students with disabilities the questions

    • they’ll be asked prior to beginning the lesson.
  21. Research
    related to opportunities to respond reveals
    • b.

    • increased opportunities to respond results in

    • improved academic and behavioral outcomes.
  22. Ms.
    Smith has students in her mathematics class who can obtain the correct answers
    to basic subtraction problems, but they have no understanding of what
    subtraction means (e.g., take away and/or the difference between two amounts).
    Ms. Smith should consider using

    • b.

    • cognitive strategies, acronym mnemonic devices

    • and metacognitive strategies.
  23. Mr.
    Payne, a middle school teacher of students with learning disabilities, gave his
    students a reading passage that had a blank space for every fifth word. He
    asked the students to fill in a word that
    makes sense using the context of the sentence. Mr. Payne is using an assessment
    procedure called:

    • a.

    • cloze procedure.

  24. Ms.
    Hewitt uses mnemonic devices to help her students with their written expression
    skills. Specifically, she uses TREE (i.e.,
    note Topic sentence, note Reasons to support premise, Examine reasons, Ending for the paper) to
    help students generate ideas for their opinion essays. Mr. Pierce teaches his
    students to use POW (i.e., Pick my
    ideas, Organize my notes, Write and say more). Both teachers are
    using the:

    • a.

    • Self-Regulated Strategy Development Model.

  25. Researchers
    note that peer tutoring

    • b.

    • can double or triple the amount of practice

    • students receive on instructional tasks.
  26. Hypermedia
    tools allow for the integration of digital video clips, animated presentations,
    computer-produced speech and sound effects, and photo-quality pictures.
    Researchers have found that hypermedia tools can benefit

    • a.

    • students with learning disabilities, English

    • Language Learners, and students who are normal achievers.
  27. The "standard of
    performance" for a criterion-referenced test refers to the

    • b.

    • level of performance or competence

    • that indicates mastery.
  28. Teachers normally conduct on a daily basis by evaluating written class
    work, results of quizzes, oral responses given in class, and homework.

    • b.

    • informal assessment

  29. The arithmetic average of a group
    of scores is the

    • a.

    • mean.

  30. Accommodations for an assessment
    procedure refers to

    • b.

    • changes to the

    • assessment that do not alter the instructional level, content, or assessment
    • criteria.
  31. Most problem readers are referred

    • b.

    • they have decoding problems

  32. Which of the following is an
    example of phonemic awareness?

    • b.

    • they have decoding problems

  33. The independent reading level is
    the highest level at which the student has

    • b.

    • 98% word recognition and 90%

    • comprehension
  34. Decodable
    texts are useful to include in materials for early reading programs primarily
    because such texts:
    • a.

    • give

    • children practice applying phonic associations that already have been taught.
  35. Which
    of the following is NOT an aspect of word recognition?
    • b.

    • Fluency

  36. A
    major factor in reading comprehension is the reader’s

    • b.

    • Prior knowledge

  37. The
    highest grade level of material a reader can read comfortably, with good
    comprehension and few significant miscues, is the reader’s __________ level
    • b.

    • Instructional

  38. Phonological awareness is the
    awareness of

    • b.

    • Syllables, onsets and rimes, and

    • phonemes
  39. Vocabulary is most effectively
    developed through

    • a.

    • extensive reading

  40. The language system of grammar,
    involving the construction of longer, more complex sentences, is the __________

    • a.

    • Syntactic

  41. Which
    of the following is NOT one of the five big ideas in reading?
    • b.

    • Prosody

  42. A common direct instruction
    correction procedures is

    • b.

    • use the model-lead-test procedure.

  43. What
    must a student do in order to read?
    • b.

    • Be able to decode the letters

  44. Multicultural
    education includes all of the following
    • a.

    • Cultural

    • artifacts
  45. The
    most common pedagogical approaches in schools today include all of the
    following EXCEPT
    • a.

    • Critical

    • thinking
  46. Learning
    styles of White or Anglo American students include which of the following
    • b.

    • Self-directedness

  47. Learning styles of Latino
    students include all of the following except

    • a.

    • Assertiveness

  48. Standardize
    test have resulted in a decline in all of the following EXCEPT for
    • a.

    • Rote

    • memorization
  49. When
    the outcome of a standardized test is used as the sole determining factor for
    making a major decision, it is referred to as
    • b.

    • High

    • stakes test
  50. During the Advanced Practice Stage of the Paraphrasing
    Strategy the student uses reading passages

    • a.

    • that

    • are at the grade level in which the student is enrolled
  51. Sarah is a well-behaved sixth grader with learning
    disabilities in reading. She currently reads on the fourth grade level. She has
    taken 3 tests in science and the average of these three test scores is 20%. She
    has taken 3 tests in social studies and the average of these three test scores
    is 30%. Which of the following strategies would you teach Sarah first?

    • a.

    • The

    • Paraphrasing Strategy
  52. The
    primary reason for teaching the Word Identification Strategy is

    • b.

    • to

    • help students decode unknown words
  53. Researchers from the University of Kansas studied
    demands of settings and characteristics of low achievers before developing
    learning strategies. The demands and characteristics were studied within four
    major domains. These domains were

    • b.

    • academic,

    • social, motivation, and executive
  54. The “Three-Statement Rule” recommended within the
    Learning Strategy Curriculum is

    • b.

    • The

    • teacher will make no more than three statements without having a student make
    • a response
  55. While using the RAP mnemonic device, students are
    expected to identify
    • a.

    • the

    • main idea and at least two details for each of five paragraphs
  56. Maggie is using the Test-Taking Strategy to answer
    questions on a multiple choice test. She has marked off one or more obviously
    incorrect response options within several of the multiple-choice questions.
    Maggie has
    • a.

    • reduced

  57. When teaching learning strategies to elementary
    students it is important to:

    • a.

    • assess

    • prerequisite skills, teach prerequisite skills, and jazz up instruction
  58. An important goal of the Strategy Instruction Model
    (SIM) is to promote the development of individuals who can

    • b.

    • learn

    • and perform independently and earn standard high school diplomas
  59. Which of the following best describes what occurs
    during the demonstration?
    • b.

    • all of the above

  60. Abstract
    level instruction involves the use of:

    • b.

    • numbers

  61. Declarative knowledge involves:
    • a.

    • retrieving information from memory without hesitation

  62. Mr.
    Williams writes 5 + 4 = 4 + 5 on the board. He is getting ready to teach the:

    • b.

    • Commutative

    • Property
  63. Mr. Brown writes “(a x (b + c) = (a x b) + (a x c) on
    the board. He is preparing to teach the:
    • a.

    • Distributive

    • Property of Multiplication over Addition.
  64. Experimental
    probability is calculated by

    • b.

    • calculating the number of anticipated

    • outcomes divided by the number of
    • possible outcomes

  65. Which
    of the following can be a deterrent to listening?

    • b.

    • restating

  66. Which
    of the following is the most intensive reporting system for children with special needs?

    • a.

    • daily reporting systems

  67. Listeners
    in a communication interaction can be classified according to what 4 types?
    • a.

    • passive

    • listener, active listener, passive nonlistener, active nonlistener
  68. When
    a parent finds out that their child has a disability, they usually go through
    the five
    stages of grieving. The stages are:

    • b.

    • denial, anger, bargaining, depression,

    • acceptance
  69. When
    parents disagree with the identification, evaluation or educational placement of their child, they are
    automatically entitled to

    • b.

    • initiate a hearing

  70. Under
    IDEIA, parents have the right to

    • b.

    • 24-hour advance notice of all meetings

  71. Students
    with an emotional disorder

    • b.

    • demonstrate inappropriate types of

    • behavior or feelings under normal circumstances
  72. In
    fostering collaboration with parents, teachers
    • a.

    • consider environmental conditions

  73. In
    operant conditioning the consequence is identified as a if the preceding behavior increases or is
    maintained at a current rate, duration or intensity

    • b.

    • Reinforcer

  74. A
    student with disabilities who brings a weapon to school may be placed in an
    interim alternative educational setting for up to ___ days.

    • b.

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  75. Which
    of the following terms best completes this sentence: Behaviors that are
    precisely defined are stated in terms that are and ________.

    • b.

    • Observable and measurable

  76. During a momentary time sample
    the observer records:

    • a.

    • Whether behavior occurred at a

    • particular moment or not
  77. A Functional Behavioral
    Assessment is NOT:

    • b.

    • Make assumptions about behavior based

    • upon hunches.
  78. The
    IDEA requires that students with disabilities

    • a.

    • be provided access to the general

    • education curriculum
  79. A
    behavior contract

    • a.

    • all of the above

  80. What
    is self-determination?
    • a.

    • Where the

    • individual with a disability acts as a causal agent in their life
  81. The
    American with Disabilities Act went into effect in____________?

    • a.

    • 1990

  82. What
    are some workplace supports for individuals with disabilities that may already

    • a.

    • All of the above

  83. What
    are barriers to employment for individuals with disabilities?
    • b.

    • There are many numerous barriers

  84. The
    Individualized transition plan should consider the following goal areas:

    • b.

    • Goals should be meaningful and

    • individualized to meet the needs of each and every single student
  85. The
    six steps to implement person-centered individualized transition planning are
    convening IEP teams around each transition-age student, review assessment data and conduct additional
    assessment activities, develop transition IEPs, implement transition IEPs, and
    • a.

    • update the

    • transition IEP annually and implement follow-up procedures and hold an exit
    • meeting
  86. A
    task analysis is

    • b.

    • a way of sequencing the steps in a

    • task and collecting data on student performance
  87. Key
    considerations in establishing and using community-based work experience sites
    • b.

    • staffing,

    • scheduling, transportation, liability and safety, and cost
  88. Assisted
    technology must be used to

    • b.

    • maximize independent living

  89. Employers concerns about hiring
    individuals with disabilities include

    • b.

    • costs associated with hiring and not

    • being able to terminate employment
  90. It
    is said that sheltered workshops are generally:

    • a.

    • segregated facilities

  91. How
    many prior notices must be sent before you can hold an annual IEP meeting
    without the parents’ attending?
    • a.

    • 1 written

    • notice and a phone call
  92. This
    person must have knowledge of CCSD policies and procedures.

    • a.

    • LEA

  93. All
    students ages 16 and over must have this included in their IEP.

    • a.

    • A

    • transition plan
  94. How
    many minutes per week do first through twelfth grade students spend in school
    in CCSD?
    • a.

    • 1855

  95. Where
    are the 6 components of the Holland Standard found in the IEP?

    • a.

    • Justification

    • for placement
  96. Which
    of the following is a well written instructional objective?
    • b.

    • When given

    • a worksheet with 25 long division problems with no remainders, student will
    • be able to write the answers with 80% accuracy.
  97. When
    introducing a new concept to your
    class it is best to do which of the following?

    • a.

    • Work with

    • the whole class and actively lead the group
  98. In
    classroom management, which of the following states the teacher's way of communicating
    his or her expectations, gives students a model for how to behave and should
    represent the developmental level of your students?
    • b.

    • Classroom

    • rules
  99. What
    part of the lesson plan will allow the teacher to know if the students have
    mastered the lesson objective?
    • a.

    • Evaluation

  100. This
    part of the lesson the teacher shows students the expected behavior which they
    are supposed to be able to do as a result of the lesson.
    • a.

    • Demonstration/Modeling

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