PRAXIS SAMPLE QUESTIONS
PRAXIS SAMPLE QUESTIONS EDX 3213
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Name: _________________________ EDX 3213 Praxis Questions Instructions: There is a discussion question for each chapter discussed in this class. Please fully answer each question, save this document, and attach it to the assignment submission. 1. Refer to Box 1.1 Stel Achieves His Great Expectations and to the section Labels and Language to describe the effect others’ expectations and biases can have on a student with disabilities. Why do you think special education teachers might sometimes have lower expectations for their students than do general education teachers and parents? 2. Describe supplementary aids and services in your own words and explain how they facilitate inclusion in general education settings 3. This year you have culturally diverse students. What should you do to enhance your self-awareness of culture? 4. Sally's parents both work to support their family. They do not attend Sally's conferences, IEP meetings, or other school functions because they say they cannot spare the time. The teachers feel it is very important for Sally's parent to be more involved in her education. What can the teachers tell Sally's parents to help them understand that their participation is needed? 5. Mr. Files teachers history. His teaching style is to lecture to his students and require them to write notes and important dates to study for the chapter tests. Give suggestions for ways in which Mr. Files can differentiate his instruction. 6. Tommy has difficulty with syntactically completing sentences when reading or writing. He avoids writing tasks and is sometimes teased about his speech. What are some ways that you can help Tommy with his syntax during classroom activities? 7. Desean is a student with a behavioral disorder who is rarely on-task and has difficulty learning. What would be the best course of action to help Desean with his classroom success? 8. Shane is a student with AD/HD combined type. He is inattentive, withdrawn, restless, and impulsive. Which would be an appropriate intervention to help Shane with his behavior? 9. Marisa is a student with intellectual disabilities who participates in a job- training program. Marisa is very shy around coworkers. What could you do to help Marisa with her social skills on the job? 10.Wesley is unable to communicate his needs or wants using words. This is an issue in the classroom because he is often unnoticed. What are some appropriate strategies to help Wesley in the classroom? 11.Lauren is a student in your classroom who has autism. During group activities or unstructured time, Lauren becomes very antagonistic with her peers and teacher. What would be a good course of action to help Lauren with this behavior? 12.Janice is a student with spina bifida who uses a wheelchair. She is being added to your classroom as a new student. What are some of the most important considerations before Janice comes to your classroom? Name: _________________________ 13.Cindy is a student with TBI. She becomes confused about expectations of assignments. Your best course of action to help Cindy is to do what? 14.Keshaun is a student who is hearing impaired. His speech is difficult to understand, but he knows sign language. Other students are uncomfortable communicating with him, which limits Keshaun's participation in group activities and social situations. How can you encourage peer interactions for Keshaun? 15.Marcus is a visually impaired student who is a loner on the playground, choosing to play or walk alone. How can you help Marcus play with others? 16.Steven is a gifted student who is very bored in class and does not complete his homework. What would be the best way to help Steven become excited about learning again?
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