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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How long did Ashton-Warner give the students each day to write their stories?
(a) 15 minutes.
(b) A half-hour.
(c) An hour.
(d) 20 minutes.
2. What color ears did Ashton-Warner say she sometimes saw in children's illustrations?
3. What size were the cards Ashton-Warner used for the key vocabulary words?
4. Between what hours did Ashton-Warner focus on creativity through work on the key vocabulary?
(a) 9:00 and 10:30.
(b) 12:30 and 2:00.
(c) 8:00 and 9:30.
(d) 10:00 and 11:30.
5. What word did Ashton-Warner say few boys did not know how to spell?
Short Answer Questions
1. In what season was the story of the Little Red Hen told?
2. How did Ashton-Warner describe the energy released during the spelling period in "The Mechanics of Teaching Organic Spelling"?
3. What was the condition of the student-made books after several reading sessions?
4. How long did the spelling period last?
5. By what title was Tolstoy known to his students?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what way does nature provide lessons that books or indoor plantings cannot?
2. By what process was spelling taught in Ashton-Warner's classroom?
3. In "Workbook," what did Ashton-Warner mean when she said that one cannot plot life?
4. How did early exposure to white cultural norms adversely affect the Maori?
5. Why was the class so noisy while the children studied their individual key words and what did that noise signify?
6. Why were "key words" so essential to learning to read?
7. What did Plato believe about dance?
8. What did Ashton-Warner mean when she wrote that "we don't waste enough in school?"
9. Why did Ashton-Warner say that the discussions of the children's stories were the "most significant" feature of the class?
10. What did Ashton-Warner mean when she referred to a workbook as a "middleman"?
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