Teachers' Test
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1. How should you give sentence dictation?

Say the sentence slowly, beginning one word at a time if necessary. The student writes the sentence as it is dictated. Together you correct the sentence before going to the next.

2. How should you give paragraph dictation?

The same as above

3. What are Ending Sounds?

Ending Sounds are those parts of a word that come at the end and are usually repeated in many other words.

4. Give twelve examples of word ending sounds as taught in Step Two.

EXAMPLES: ing, ss, ll, ang, alk, amp, ind, ight, y, ice, our, out

5. Write the words with ending sounds as taught in Step Two.

Tom, whew, wow, how, sing, noise, toys, claw, mew, Troy, class, pray, me, fall, bang, snow, corn, wore, flow, sleep, bar, frost, walk, for, lamp, house, hours, find, pretty, light, plaid, nice, braid, hour, pout, aide, teacher, supervisor, schooling

Answer
sing, class, fall, bang, walk, lamp, find, light, pretty, nice, hour, pout, schooling

6. Write the words having the sound of LONG OO.

crook, book, look, hook, doom, nook, forsook, moon, Cooksey, spoon, took, cook, swoon, brook

Answer
doom, moon, spoon, swoon

7. Write the words having the sound of SHORT OO.

crook, book, look, hook, doom, nook, forsook, moon, Cooksey, spoon, took, cook, swoon, brook

Answer
crook, book, look, hook, nook, forsook, Cooksey, took, cook, brook

8. What is the purpose of the songs?

Answers will vary but they should contain the following:
REVIEW! Drill! Reinforce! Entertain through learning.

9. Write a paragraph explaining the purpose of review.

Answers will vary
Strengthen memory! Drill! Learn by repetition! Make foundation solid.

10. Write a paragraph and explain the following:
If Step Two were taught without reinforcement what would happen to the foundation?

Answers will vary but they MUST include:
The foundation laid would not be solid and would crumble when challenged.


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