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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 onhomogeneous grouping.individualized instruction.large-class instruction.remediating basic skills.Question 2 1 / 1 pts Elaborate language typically includescomplex 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 theupper 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 togenetic 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 thatnot 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 classlower classupper classwealthyQuestion 7 1 / 1 pts In terms of school achievement, working-class students as a group tend to ___________middle-class students.underperformoutperform
equalnone of the above; this value is not measurableIncorrectQuestion 8 0 / 1 pts Advocates of resistance theory maintain that working-class students show resistance in schools partly because school norms and expectationsallow permissive behavior.