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Homework Help: Early Childhood Education

Posted by Sammy on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 12:42pm.

A disadvantage of large group times is:

A. language is enjoyed as a group.

B. children develop an understanding of being a group member.

C. the difficulty of having intimate conversations.

D. they are often seen as sharing times.


In a study about kindergarten readiness, which one of the following was true?

A. Group participation skills were viewed as insignificant in comparison to academic skills.

B. The ability to write one's name was followed by self-control.

C. The majority of teachers placed academic skills as the most important element.

D. Self-control was rated number one.


As Ms. Ramirez planned for her group time, she considered the best way to begin. Which one of the following would NOT be an effective way for her to begin group time?

A. Asking individual children if they brought something to share

B. Leading children in the finger play "Where Is Thumbkin?"

C. Singing "The Wheels on the Bus"

D. Greeting each child individually


Which one of the following is probably NOT one of the reasons that circle times fail?

A. The space was large and open.

B. The songs were repeated daily.

C. The time period lasted too long.

D. The teacher read a chapter book, hoping to encourage the children to excel.


Charlie does not come to group time on his own. While he is there, he does not participate or respond. It would be best for his teacher to:

A. insist that he participate since this is the only way he will learn.

B. continue to bring him to group, but allow him to sit quietly.

C. allow Charlie to participate when and if he is ready and willing.

D. call on Charlie more often to encourage participation.


Luis is being introduced to the finger play "Friends at Play." It is very likely that Luis will:

A. do the finger movements first.

B. learn the words first.

C. not participate if he doesn't understand the words.

D. learn the words and movements simultaneously.


Children learn:

A. only when teachers use puppets.

B. only when they use puppets themselves.

C. very little with puppets.

D. from teachers and themselves when puppets are used.


Which one of the following requires a child's coordination with speech and movement?

A. Puppet play and storytelling

B. Finger plays and flannel boards

C. Flannel boards and storytelling

D. Finger plays and puppet play


5.0 Points
Mr. Howard was busy preparing his puppet area. The best way for him to store the puppets is:

A. on a shoe rack.

B. in an airtight container.

C. in the puppet theater.

D. on pegs inside the "teacher-only" cabinet.


Adam wanted to play the part of the giant in the puppet show. When he put on the puppet, he became scared and didn't want to be a giant. This is a typical attitude of many:

A. two-year-olds.

B. three-year-olds.

C. four-year-olds.

D. five-year-olds.


Teachers use puppets to:

A. teach academics primarily.

B. control rather than entertain.

C. motivate.

D. discipline children.


The teacher's role in creative drama is as a/an:

A. leader for the children.

B. coparticipant with the children.

C. observer of the children.

D. resource, to answer questions from the children.


According to the textbook, because of their ability to conceptualize and fantasize, four-year-olds are at the perfect age for drama because they:

A. like to dress up.

B. follow directions well.

C. learn acting and audience skills quickly.

D. enjoy getting attention.


In simple dramatizations, the text recommends that children:

A. act without words first unless the words are very familiar.

B. speak words first.

C. coordinate words with actions from their beginning attempts.

D. children begin acting by being narrators.

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