parenting u 5 – 8

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What is communication?
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blah blah blah
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How can financial issues affect parenting?
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it can put a strain or stress on the parent
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Parents should start a constructive criticism conversation with what?
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A positive note
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About one in every five children in the United States lives in poverty.
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True
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The effects of divorce may not be the same for all children.
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true
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Parents should wait before criticizing out of anger or frustration.
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true
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Talking about social issues and their effects on the family can be difficult for parents.
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true
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What is true about the media’s effects on families and children?
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The media can have both positive and negative effects.
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Communication is not very important until a child is old enough to understand expectations and consequences.
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false
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About how many children in the United States live in low income families?
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42%
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What is true about teen pregnancy and parenting?
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Teen parents may have trouble finding jobs.
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One of the techniques to improve communication is to what?
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Be a good listener
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Parents should avoid sharing their own mistakes with children.
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False
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Parents should take care to keep their verbal communication positive, but they don’t need to worry about their nonverbal language.
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False
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What may be an effect of divorce on a young child?
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All of the above
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The teenage pregnancy rate in the United States has been falling over the past decade.
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true
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How should parents communicate with children?
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Get down to the child’s level to talk.
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There are no disadvantages to nuclear families.
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false
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Stereotypes have very little effect on families.
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true
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Families exist in every culture around the world.
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true
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Parents can play an important part in helping children adjust to a new culture or a new area.
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true
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Which of the following is an advantage of nuclear families?
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Clearer parenting direction
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What can a parent do to help a child adjust to a new culture or area?
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All of the above
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What was an effect of the Black Plague on families?
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Individuals were able to marry at a younger age.
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During Colonial times in North America, there were laws that single men and women had to live alone.
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false
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Polygamy is which of the following?
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The practice of having two or more wives.
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What is true of extended families?
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Extended families may include grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and others.
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Cultural bias is only a problem outside of North America.
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false
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What is true about colonial families?
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Higher mortality rates led to remarriage and blended families.
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Fictive kin are individuals included in the family group due to feelings of affection.
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True
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What is true about an egalitarian family?
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Power is distributed equally among the adult members of the family.
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What is true about stereotypes?
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They are typically generalized and simplified notions about a group.
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Parents should help children and teens find age appropriate volunteer experiences.
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true
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All of the activities of 4-H are related to agriculture today.
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false
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The idea of personal growth began in the 1970s.
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false
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Striving to reach goals is an important part of personal growth.
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true
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Youth organizations typically focus on individuals between the ages of 15 and 24, although some may include younger individuals as well.
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true
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Jamborees in the scouting movement are which of the following?
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Camping with a larger number of scouts
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Which youth organization is focused on teaching youth about business related topics?
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Junior Achievement
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What is the process of gaining skills, knowledge, and experience that can enhance your life, contribute to achieving your full potential, and help you reach your goals or aspirations?
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Personal development
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Which of the following is a possible benefit of participating in youth organizations?
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All of the above
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Parents should not try to encourage teens to volunteer as it will just make them not want to do it.
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False
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The Boys and Girls Club of America often serves at-risk youth in its programs.
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true
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About how many individuals were members of scouting organizations in 2011 worldwide?
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41 million
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SADD was originally founded around what topic?
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Drunk driving
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What might be an appropriate volunteer activity for young children?
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Creating snack backpacks for homeless children
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Personal growth can include aspects such as improving self-confidence, developing talents or skills, strengthening personal identity, developing social skills, and taking positive steps to reach a goal.
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True
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By the time a child is about three, about how many brain connections will be present on average?
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One trillion
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Adult brains have about five times the number of connections that a three year old has.
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false
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Parents should avoid using all forms of technology since there are few benefits to use it.
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false
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Augmentive communication tools help children do what?
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Produce or understand spoken or written language
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Playing music or singing to a child is one way to help encourage brain development.
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true
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What is true about technology and parenting?
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All of the above
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When we are born, we have about how many brain cells?
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Billions
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The \”prime time\” for auditory and visual development is around what age?
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4 to 5 years
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When a child has reached about the age of ten, their brains begin to reduce some of the connections between brain cells.
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True
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Parents can do very little to encourage brain development in their children.
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false
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Children with autism may benefit from which of the following to help them communicate?
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Visual representation systems
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Dyslexic children may need which of the following to help them learn to read?
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Alternative learning strategies
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Genie’s story indicates what about brain development?
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There are critical periods for a child’s brain development
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Assistive technology is used by whom?
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Individuals with disabilities or other limitations.
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Adaptive switches can be used to do what?
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Turn appliances on and off

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