Answers of Gifted Children with Explanation

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Answer of Gifted Children with Explanation

Answer14 A
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities:  influence, domestic background, gifted child
– domestic =home
LocationLook in Para A
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “For example, a very close positive relationship was found when children’s IQ scores were compared with their home educational provision (Freeman, 2010)”.   These suggest the fact that home or domestic background of a gifted child has a great influence on him/her.”  
Answer15 D
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: what lost, too much guidance Overdirect = too much guidance
LocationLook in Para D
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “Conversely,  teachers  who  have  a  tendency  to  “over direct”  can  diminish  their gifted pupils‟ learning autonomy …Too  much dependence on the teacher risks loss of autonomy and motivation to discover.”   This means that too much help from teachers causes students’ autonomy and motivation to be lost.  
Answer16 F
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: effects, anxiety
anxiety=fear
LocationLook in Para F
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “Fear, for  example,  can  limit  the  development  of  curiosity,  which  is  a  strong  force  in  scientific  advance, because  it  motivates  problem-solving  behavior”.   So, fear, or anxiety, has negative effects on the development of curiosity.
Answer17 D
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: techniques, socially-disadvantaged children.
techniques=methods=practices
socially-disadvantaged=deprived
LocationLook in Para D
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “There are quite  a number of  new  methods  which can help,  such  as  child-initiated learning,  ability-peer  tutoring,  etc.  Such  practices  have  been  found  to  be  particularly  useful  for,  or  in  other  words “favour”, right children from deprived areas.”   So, some classroom techniques such as child-initiated learning, ability-peer tutoring, etc are very useful for socially-disadvantaged children.”.
Answer18 B
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: Less time, exercises
less time spent on exercises=shorten the practice
LocationLook in Para C
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “If the gifted merely think more quickly, then we need only teach more quickly. If they merely make fewer errors (accurate work ), then we can shorten the practice”.
Answer19  D
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: self-reliance, reach goals
self-reliance=independence
goals=the highest levels of expertise
LocationLook in Para E
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “ above  a  certain  high  level,  characteristics  such  as independence seemed to contribute more to reaching the highest levels of expertise than intellectual skills, due to the great demands of effort and time needed for learning and practice”.   The lines suggest that independence or self-reliance contributes more or helps a lot to reach the highest level or goal.
Answer20 E
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: channel feelings, assist learning channel their feelings=emotional forces in harness
assist their learning=improve their learning efficiency
LocationLook in Para Last
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “In Boekaerts’ (1991) review of emotion in the learning of very high IQ and highly achieving children, she found emotional forces in harness. They (which mean the gifted children) were not only curious, but often had a strong desire to control their environment, improve their learning efficiency, and increase their own learning resources”.   These lines mean that gifted children actually know to control their learning environment which helps them better to learn more.
Answer21 A
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: benefits, support from close relatives
support from close relatives=educational backup/ home educational provision
LocationLook in Para A
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “The higher the children’s IQ scores, especially over IQ 130, the better the quality of their educational backup, measured in terms of reported verbal interactions with parents, number of books and activities in their home, etc.”   Here, parents are the close relatives who support gifted children to learn and the researcher mentioned in this paragraph is Freeman.
Answer22 C
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: learnt a considerable amount, about their subject
learnt a considerable amount=know a great deal
specific domain = their subject
LocationLook in Para E
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “individuals who know  a great deal about a specific domain will achieve at a higher level than those who do not”.
Answer23 books, activities
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: connection, children’s IQ, at home
LocationLook in Para A
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “A very close positive relationship was found when children’s IQ scores were compared with their home educational provision. The higher the children’s IQ scores, especially over IQ 130, the better the quality of their educational backup, measured in terms of reported verbal interactions with parents, number of books and activities in their home, etc”.   A very close positive relationship means a strong connection with number of books and activities in their home.
Answer24 internal regulation
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: average ability, more direction, they do not have
LocationLook in Para B
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “There appears to be a qualitative difference in the way the intellectually highly able think, compared with more average-ability or older pupils, for whom external regulation by the teachers often compensates for lack of internal regulation.”   Here lack of means do not have.
Answer25 emotional awareness
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: Metacognition, children understanding,
LocationLook in Para B
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “To be at their most effective in their self-regulation, all children can be helped to identify their own ways of learning – metacognition – which include strategies of planning, monitoring, evaluation, and choice of what to learn. Emotional awareness is also part of metacognition, so children should be helped to be aware of their feelings around the area to be learned”.   So, the lines suggest that along with the learning strategies, metacognition includes emotional awareness.
Answer26 Spoon-feeding
KeywordsScan for the keywords, synonyms and similarities: produce impressive grades, tests extremely
high=impressive
grades=results
test=examination
LocationLook in Para D
ExplanationRead this line intensively, “Although spoon-feeding’ can produce extremely high examination results, these are not always followed by equally impressive life successes.”

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