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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
In the developmental sequence, oral language generally precedes written language.

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Question 2.
Reading is an expressive language skill, whereas writing is a receptive language skill.

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Question 3.
Writing is often assessed by multiple-choice exams.

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Question 4.
One strategy frequently used to assess written expression is to obtain a writing sample.

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Question 5.
The most commonly assessed skill area in written language is composition.

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Question 6.
Writing samples can be analyzed for spelling, handwriting, grammar, punctuation and capitalization, and content and organization.

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Question 7.
Informal techniques help to pinpoint specific areas of difficulty, while norm-referenced tests gather detailed information used for planning.

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Question 8.
Teachers must wait until students are proficient readers before teachers can begin teaching writing.

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Question 9.
One area of writing that is often neglected is writing that is required for daily life tasks.

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Question 10.
One way to think about errors in spelling is to conceptualize them as either phonetic or non-phonetic spellings.

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