Children begin learning science when they're toddlers. They stop and watch a caterpillar and enjoy going to the zoo.
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1. When are children first developmentally ready to begin learning science?
B. Fifth grade
C. Junior high
D. High school
2. According to recent science curriculum guidelines, what percent of class time should students spend in hands-on learning experiences?
A. Twenty percent
B. Forty percent-
C. Sixty percent
D. Eighty percent
3. What is a good way to motivate elementary students to learn math?
A. Tell them that they'll need math to get a job someday.
B. Tell them that they'll need math to do well in high school and college.
C. Stick to the textbook for ideas and examples.
D. Repeatedly expose them to familiar mathematical principles, but present them in different contexts.-
4. Which of the following schools is specifically intended for gifted and college-prep students?
A. Miniature high school
B. Academic high school-
C. School within a school
D. Team teaching core school
5. Which of the following is part of the new math curriculum?
A. Only some students study math in high school.
B. Students learn advanced concepts of trigonometry and calculus in the primary grades.
C. Students work with manipulatives, computer software, and calculators to solve problems.-
D. Students solve problems only by working individually.
6. Which of the following is one of the goals of the new physical education curriculum?
A. To promote a sense of chronology and place
B. To develop aesthetically literate citizens
C. To increase students' knowledge of English
D. To facilitate social development and interaction-
7. Which of the following does the new science curriculum guidelines recommend?
A. The curriculum should teach mostly the physical sciences.
B. Students should learn mainly from the textbook.
C. Students should be involved in hands-on activities.-
D. Rote learning is the best way to teach science.
8. Which of the following activities belongs in the prewriting stage of the writing process?
A. Writing a first draft
B. Revising and editing
C. Gathering ideas and materials-
9. Which is the oldest art?
10. The new English and language arts curriculum is based on which of the following?
A. Reading skills
B. Spelling skills
D. Writing skills
11. Which of the following statements about these six subject areas-English and language arts, mathematics, history and social studies, science, physical education, and visual and performing arts-is correct?
A. These subjects are taught at some grade levels, but not others.
B. These subjects are taught at some schools, but not others.
C. These subjects are required only for college-bound students.
D. These subjects make up the core curriculum of most U.S. schools.-
12. Which of the following high schools specializes in preparing noncollege-bound students for jobs?
A. Vocational high school-
B. Magnet school
C. Comprehensive high school
D. Academic high school
13. A middle school science class should
A. focus on inventions and technology.
B. consist of one-word descriptions and discrete ideas.
C. focus on ideas that students can directly observe.
D. expose students to high-interest science topics.-
14. What should the secondary math curriculum prepare high school students for?
B. Advanced math courses
C. Citizenship, the workplace, and college-
D. College and/or vocational school
15. Courses that are developmentally appropriate are
A. compatible with the student's likes and dislikes.
B. enhanced with an in-depth learning experience.
C. compatible with the student's abilities and cognitive development.-
D. taught in a sequential order so they're easy to comprehend.
16. A sense of what it was like to live in a certain time and place is called
A. historical literacy.
B. historical empathy.-
C. ethical literacy.
D. geographic literacy.
17. Which of the following would you find in the new English and language arts curriculum guidelines?
A. An oral language program only at the primary grades
B. A phonics program at all grades
C. A writing program at all grades-
D. A study of core literary works only in junior high
18. Literary themes understood by all people regardless of their background or the time they live in are
19. What does a curriculum web show?
A. How one theme unites different subjects-
B. How one subject unites different themes
C. How one theme unites different grade levels
D. How different grade levels look at the same topic
20. When are children first developmentally ready to begin a formal study of history?
B. Middle grades-
C. Junior high
D. High school