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According to Banks and Banks (2004), what is the primary focus of the definition of culture?
a) implicit culture
b) explicit culture.
c) acculturation.
d) None of the above

According to Solorzano's (2008) research, which of the following issues need to be identified to address the challenges and their correspondence to fair (or unfair) standardized test results?
a) Opportunity to learn (OTL)
b) Higher order thinking (HOT)
c) Access to resources (ATR)
d) None of the above

What does cultural proficiency include?
a) only a set of congruent behaviors
b) only standard policies
c) a shared set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies
d) None of the above

Which of the following from the iceberg model illustrates different aspects of culture?
a) explicit and implicit culture.
b) assimilation and acculturation.
c) cultural ineptitude and proficiency.
d) None of the above

According to research, which is the most effective instructional practice for increasing the ability of linguistically and culturally diverse students in these critical areas?
a) a focus on independent learning
b) limited level of verbal communication
c) organization of instruction around themes
d) None of the above

Which of the following is an example of assimilation?
a) ELLs who speak English at home, school, and with friends and no longer observe their traditions
b) ELLs who speak English at home
c) ELLs who speak English at school
d) None of the above

Based on the research of Rogers and Helman (2009), differentiation and meeting each ELL on his/her level play a crucial role in:
a) creating a culturally diverse learning experience.
b) creating effective word study strategies to enhance literacy.
c) determining student success following literacy assessments.
d) None of the above

When students move for an extended period from their heritage culture into a culture where these signs and marking are no longer present, what does research describe as their most extreme reaction?
a) Culture shock
b) Cultural relativity
c) Ethnocentrism
d) None of the above

When does integration occurs in the acculturation model ?
a) attempt to preserve their ethnic culture and maintain only minimal or no contact with dominant culture
b) view own ethnic culture as inferior while lacking the ability to participate in dominant culture
c) hold on to own ethnic cultures while at the same time associating themselves with dominant culture
d) reject own ethnic culture and detach from others in that culture to become part of dominant culture

According to Saifer and Barton (2007), why is it important for educators to determine through what cultural lens they view the world.?
a) to promote linguistic and cultural awareness and culturally responsive, standards-based teaching
b) to learn more about school
c) to prepare for a cultural event
d) None of the above

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