SIOP CH 3 Building Background Question Preview (ID: 7548)

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Schemata is a reader\'s ability to
a) make sense of things using their personal expectations, concepts, beliefs, experiences.
b) read content and use it in the future
c) fly a kite
d) translate content from English to their native language

Which is not an example of building a students schemata?
a) teach vocabulary, terms, and concepts before teaching the content
b) tell an interesting story that builds knowledge and interest before teaching the content
c) ask the students to brainstorm ideas about the content
d) watching a video that makes connections to the content

Cultural mismatch is
a) when two students of different cultures work together
b) teaching in a foreign country
c) using reference from various cultures when teaching
d) a different meaning or interpretation of a concept because of cultural differences

The three levels of prior knowledge are:
a) much, some, little
b) gold, silver, bronze
c) high, medium, low
d) advanced, intermediate, beginner

There is a difference between building prior knowledge and activating prior knowledge.
a) True
d) False

Which is NOT an example of Building prior knowledge
a) Pretesting
b) Using Explicit Links
c) Asking students to give examples relating to themselves to the content
d) Insert Method used when reading

Explicit Links are
a) butterflies
b) like a cats and dogs getting along
c) blurry connections between prior knowledge and the content
d) connecting new material to previously taught content

Which is NOT found in Academic Vocabulary/ Language?
a) Content words
b) Schemata
c) Words and Word Parts
d) Process/ Function words

There are various styles and formats to chose from when teaching academic vocabulary.
a) True
d) False

The Academic Word List:
a) is constructed of three tiers of words often taught in US schools
b) A list developed for ESL university students which lists words by headwords rather than roots
c) is a dictionary
d) a list of the most common Latin roods found in the English Language

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