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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. What was the ideal number of students to whom a teacher could give individual attention?
2. What composer was Ashton-Warner playing when her students began doing expressive dancing?
3. What word did Mohi pick as his first key word?
4. To what natural phenomenon does the term "Golden Section" refer?
(a) Wave patterns.
(b) Animal growth.
(c) Plant growth.
(d) Leaf patterns.
5. In what season was the story of The Three Goats told?
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Ashton-Warner do with the key vocabulary words that were forgotten the next day?
2. From where, according to Ashton-Warner, did most New Zealand children develop a "mass mind"?
3. To what natural phenomenon did Ashton-Warner describe the mind of a young child?
4. What did the students do with their cards after they were handed out?
5. What color crayon did Ashton-Warner use for the key vocabulary?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did the students perform when they did expressive dancing versus when they learned specific moves?
2. Why was the class so noisy while the children studied their individual key words and what did that noise signify?
3. What was Ashton-Warner's reaction to the sometimes violent imagery used in the children's stories?
4. What was the importance of the "inner illustration" in the children's self-written stories?
5. Why was teaching the class so back-breaking, according to Ashton-Warner?
6. In what way does nature provide lessons that books or indoor plantings cannot?
7. What did Ashton-Warner mean when she wrote that "we don't waste enough in school?"
8. By what process was spelling taught in Ashton-Warner's classroom?
9. How can a teacher tell when a book is valuable to her students, according to Ashton-Warner?
10. How did early exposure to white cultural norms adversely affect the Maori?
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