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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was the condition of the student-made books after several reading sessions?
(a) They were in tatters.
(b) They were in fair condition.
(c) They were in pristine condition.
(d) They were lost.
2. Which student chose "King of the Rocket Men" as a key word?
(b) Joe Joe.
3. Who referred to dance as the "one complete expression" of a human's many faculties?
4. What was the most powerful word under the "sex" category?
5. From where, according to Ashton-Warner, did most New Zealand children develop a "mass mind"?
(c) White New Zealanders.
6. To what children's classic did Ashton-Warner refer when writing about books not read in her classroom?
(a) Winnie the Pooh.
(b) Alice in Wonderland.
(c) Treasure Island.
(d) Peter Pan.
7. How did Ashton-Warner describe the energy released during the spelling period in "The Mechanics of Teaching Organic Spelling"?
8. What did Brian mean by the term he used to describe the bus in his story?
(d) Falling apart.
9. What emotion/activity was NOT listed under the "Daily Rhythm" section of Ashton-Warner's daily schedule?
10. How many other books preceded the development of the Maori transitional readers?
11. What did Ashton-Warner call the most "comely word" in the language?
12. In what season was the story of the Little Red Hen told?
13. What color ears did Ashton-Warner say she sometimes saw in children's illustrations?
14. Which student picked the word bomb as a first key word?
15. In what season was the story of The Three Goats told?
Short Answer Questions
1. How were the children's stories "produced"?
2. What "univited insect" was NOT seen in the classroom?
3. What was the maximum number of children Ashton-Warner felt a teacher could give individual attention to?
4. What was the most significant part of the students' shared reading?
5. What interesting word did Brian use to describe a bus in his story?
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