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Thomas ReidPSY340ATQ9Each of the following 5 questions is worth 1 point with scores being 1 (all or mostly correct), .5(on the right track but major problems), or 0 (no answer or not even close)1. You have already learned that there are different levels of categorization (e.g., basic level,subordinate level, etc.). Briefly rephrase the class inclusion task illustrated here as a problem ofcomparing levels of categorization.
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2.You’ve learned that pre-schoolers reason about other animals by analogy to themselves(e.g., saying a worm is more likely to have a heart than an elephant, because the worm is closerin size to the child). To break free from reasoning by analogy, what kind(s) of semanticknowledge (facts about the world) would a child need to reason about likely physical andpsychological similarities among humans, great apes like chimpanzees, and elephants.
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Unformatted text preview: Children would have to know, what noises the animals make respectively, what kind of features they have such as big ears, whiskers and other features 3. Which of the following words would be hardest to read using phonics (each letter corresponds to a sound)? “nice” “step” “robin” “sign” 4. In the part of the lecture on learning to write, you encountered the example of a child writing “gowing” instead of “going”. Can you briefly say why a child might do that (hint, might the child be using an analogy)? A child might do that because they are taking the word as they hear it and sounding it out how they hear it and writing it exactly like that 5. In this example from the lecture on reading and writing, what do the numbers .27, .39, etc. refer to? The numbers are the scores or levels at which each grade level of Childrens reading comprehension and writing skills are at....
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