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Chapter 5 Final NotesThe federal definition of learning disabilities no longer requires which of the following to be considered when identifying students who may have this condition?-achievement/ability discrepancy. Responsiveness to intervention refers to the student’s performance after receiving research-based interventions in the general education classroomWhich of the following presumed causes of learning disabilities is considered an external or environmental factor?-inappropriate materials, methods, or curriculumPerception is the ability to organize and interpret what we experience through our senses.Which of the following is a strategy that facilitates memory efficiency? -Connecting new information to previous knowledge Metacognition-includes the skills of monitoring and evaluating one’s own performanceStudents with learning disabilities tend to be described asWhich of the following is NOT essential to the reading process? -Enjoying the reading processWord analysis skills typically include phonic analysis (that is, the ability to associate sounds with various letters).Based on research, the strategy that has been highly recommended to teach students with learning disabilities to decode has mainly been the structured introduction of phonics skills and rules-Literal Comprehensionis the ability to identify specifically stated information from the text -Pragmatics of languagerefers to the ability to use language effectively in different setting and for different purposes.
.Which statement about the teaching of students with arithmetic disabilities is correct?-Teaching should begin at the concrete level. Identification of a child as being at risk for a learning disability -is made difficult by the predictive validity of the assessment instruments used withyoung childrenAn important area of special skills instruction for students with learningdisabilities that is