Book Title
Including Students with Special Needs 5th Edition

EDUK 46807

July 15, 2017
Each of the following is true about the requirement for a free appropriate education for
students with disabilities EXCEPT:
a. some special settings in school may require a cost to parents
b. "appropriate" may not necessarily mean that which maximizes potential
c. they are entitled to attend public schools
d. they are entitled to educational services designed to meet their specific needs
Low-intrusion techniques ____.
a. tend to increase disruptive behaviors
b. are most suited to minor misbehaviors
c. are likely to resolved the most serious discipline issues
d. tend to interfere with the social relationships
Which of the following is a high-incidence disability?
a. moderate intellectual disabilities
b. orthopedic impairments
c. developmental delays
d. emotional disturbances
Students who are gifted and talented tend to ____.
a. have an extraordinary amount of knowledge
b. avoid completing tasks in order to move on to the next task
c. have only a few intense interests
d. have difficulty solving problems since they can see more than one perspective
Each of the following is a level of language proficiency EXCEPT:
a. bridging
b. developing
c. expanding
d. assimilating
Student self-evaluations ____.
a. provide information about strategy behaviors that cannot be directly observed
b. tend to decrease student self-monitoring in academic areas
c. are too difficult to teach to students with special needs
d. are one of the probes of basic academic skills
Which of the following components of classroom management can effectively prevent
behavior problems?
a. small group instruction
b. scaffolding
c. predictable classroom
d. manipulatives and models
Controlled materials ____.
a. are generally two grade levels below a student's current reading level
b. are usually taken from the tool skills of math and composition writing
c. are relatively free of complex vocabulary
d. usually contain complex concepts
Ms. DuBois stated orally the steps that students needed to do to complete the day's math
problems. Ms. DuBois then assigned the students ten problems to complete
independently at their seats. Soon, Ms. DuBois discovered that many students, with and
without special needs, were unable to do the problems. What is the major problem with
how Ms. DuBois taught this skill?
a. Stating the steps orally at the beginning probably bored her students.
b. Not enough review of previous skills was provided.
c. There is no problem and Ms. DuBois needs to wait until the students discover how to
do the problems on their own.
d. Not enough direct instruction on how to solve the problems was provided.
Overcorrection is an example of ____.
a. presentation punishment
b. removal punishment
c. differential reinforcement of incompatible behaviors
d. physical punishment
Children with ____ comprise the largest group of chronically ill students in the United
a. asthma
b. diabetes
d. Sickle-cell anemia
Which of the following questions regarding an environmental inventory should be
asked when modifying methods/materials for students with moderate to severe
a. Will the modification increase independence of the student?
b. Is the student intelligent enough to perform this task?
c. Is this modification too basic?
d. Is the modification the responsibility of the teacher?
A mnemonic device that uses visual imagery to make definitions and factual
information more meaningful is ____.
a. means-ends analysis
c. chunking
d. the keyword method
Which of the following is not an emotion parents typically feel when they learn of their
child's disability?
a. grief
b. anger
c. ambivalence
d. optimism
"LAMPS" is ____.
a. designed to help students master subtraction
b. a strategy for regrouping and carrying in addition
c. designed to help students identify known math facts
d. a strategy for solving division problems with integers
Accurate assessment of diverse students can be difficult because ____.
a. they always work at a slower pace
b. they prefer being assessed by their parents
c. they lack motivation to perform well
d. they may lack exposure to test content
Each of the following falls into the federal disability category of "other health
impairments' EXCEPT:
a. epilepsy
b. spina bifida
c. cystic fibrosis
d. sickle cell
The primary goal of successful language programs is to help students with
communication disorders to ____.
a. develop social interaction skills
b. be more successful academically
c. improve their self-concept and esteem
d. use appropriate language in a variety of social and academic situations
Social skills training for students with learning and behavioral disabilities ____.
a. requires the teacher to organize cooperative grouping activities
b. can often be accomplished through unstructured interactions
c. should be conducted through one-on-one instruction
d. must be continually monitored and re-taught if necessary
Which of the following is true regarding competency checklists?
a. They give less detailed information about student performance than grades.
b. They provide grading on the key concepts the student has mastered.
c. They tend to focus on students' strengths only.
d. They require little time for teachers to complete.
When writing a behavioral contract for a student with special needs, teachers must be
sure that ____.
a. the reward that goes with the contract is given within 48 hours of the appropriate
b. the reward is given consistently, frequently, and in large amounts
c. the contract focuses on rewards for accomplishments rather than obedience
d. the contract includes restrictions and punishments, as well as rewards
In order for teachers to effectively expand students' language through modeling, they
should ____.
a. set aside time to work one-on-one with students with communication disorders
b. broaden or add information to statements made by students with communication
c. incorporate modeling efforts into everyday communication with students
d. develop opportunities for students with communications disorders to interact with
Teachers can best ensure that all students give their own responses to oral instructor
questions about a lesson's content by ____.
a. calling randomly on students who raise their hands
b. having students indicate their responses with index cards
c. drawing sticks with students' names to select a respondent
d. listening to responses freely offered after the question is presented
The most important part of reciprocal teaching is ____.
a. teaching students effective time management and organization skills
b. teaching students effective self-reinforcement skills
c. the communication between the general education teacher and the special education
d. the teacher releasing control and turning the dialogue over to the students
Which of the following is not a necessary guideline for developing effective
teacher-paraprofessional teams?
a. coordinating activities to increase what can be accomplished
b. asking paraprofessionals for ideas, suggestions and opinions
c. avoiding interrupting paraprofessionals when they are engaged with students
d. including the paraprofessional in multidisciplinary meetings
Which of the following homework strategies is best for students with special needs?
a. Wait until the second grading period to assign homework.
b. Build student responsibility by requiring students to complete all of their homework
at home.
c. Avoid parents at first, because they put too much pressure on their children.
d. Give homework on skills that students can already perform.
According to recent statistics, the type of child abuse reported most often is ____.
a. neglect
b. physical abuse
c. emotional abuse
d. sexual abuse
The component of the IEP that clarifies how to measure student progress toward
achieving goals is the ____.
a. strategies for evaluation
b. behavior intervention plan
c. transition plan
d. annual goals and short-term objectives
Which note-taking strategy is recommended for students who have difficulty
maintaining their level of attention?
Decisions that involve the initial instructional level for students are ____.
a. instructional evaluation
b. program placement
c. diagnosis
d. curriculum placement
Instructional materials are designed to cover a range of learning outcomes. Provide
three examples.
Explain the meaning of "highly qualified teacher" according to NCLB.
Differentiated instruction is an approach that only addresses the needs of students with
Reading comprehension difficulties in students with learning and behavior disabilities
have little to do with poor decoding skills.
A characteristic of students with autism spectrum disorder is a narrow range of
Explain the role of each teacher in the co-teaching option "teaming."
Transition plans are required components of IEPs for all students receiving special
education services.
Provide one example of differentiation activities you may find utilized in a Learning
When is "presentation punishment" the preferred strategy?
Tertiary prevention refers to the most intense positive behavior interventions for 5% of
students with chronic behavior problems.
Students with visual impairments may need additional time to complete in-class or
homework assignments.
What is a cross-categorical approach to special education? Explain why some educators
use this approach in providing special education services.
What is the term used to describe when a caregiver fails to provide support for a child's
Carefully constructed classroom routines that are clear and consistent will reduce
nonacademic time and increase learning time.
What are your obligations when you suspect a child in your class is being abused?
Include in your discussion the steps you should take as a classroom teacher.
Explain how parents can be viewed as your partners.
The special education teacher is always the individual with the most detailed
knowledge of a student's day-to-day classroom needs.
Group-administered standardized achievement tests are intended to be used solely as
screening measures.