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empt took 40 minutes. Question 1 1 / 1 pts Efforts to improve the academic performance of working-class students in the primary grades should focus on homogeneous grouping. individualized instruction. large-class instruction. remediating basic skills. Question 2 1 / 1 pts Elaborate language typically includes complex grammar. explanations to clarify meaning. gestures. all of the above. Question 3 1 / 1 pts Technical workers, technicians, and sales personnel would probably be in the upper class. middle class. under-class. lower working class. Question 4 1 / 1 pts Environmentalists maintain that differences in IQ test scores by African Americans and Euro-Americans are due to genetic differences.
inadequate test questions. systematic discrimination. biological factors. Question 5 1 / 1 pts Problems with the way classrooms operate—inappropriate curriculum and instruction, difficulty in teaching conditions, teacher perceptions of student inadequacy, large classes and negative teacher and peer expectations—and the social context thus created suggest that not all problems that contribute to low performance among lower- or working-class children come from outside the schools. conditions for teaching and learning might be altered so that lower- or working-class children are more likely to experience academic success. schools not only re-create many of the conditions that lead to social failure for some groups, but also perpetuate conditions that lead to the success of certain groups. all of the above. Question 6 1 / 1 pts The new working class is best identified as _________________. middle class lower class upper class wealthy Question 7 1 / 1 pts In terms of school achievement, working-class students as a group tend to ___________middle-class students. underperform outperform
equal none of the above; this value is not measurable IncorrectQuestion 8 0 / 1 pts Advocates of resistance theory maintain that working-class students show resistance in schools partly because school norms and expectations allow permissive behavior.

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