SEE WHAT YOU ALREADY KNOW
In the following literature review from a report in the field of education, choose the best tense for each verb given in parentheses. Then write each verb in the tense you have chosen in the blank space provided.
NINTH GRADE ADJUSTMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT AS RELATED TO MOBILITY
Movement of families from one area to another is an accepted part of modern life (U.S. Census Population Reports, 1974).
The influence of this mobility on school achievement and adjustment (be) _______________ the focus of several studies.
Yet findings concerning its effects upon school achievement so far (be) _______________ inconsistent. Bourke and Naylor (1971), in an early review of the literature, (find) __________ that 11 previous studies (report) _______________ no effect of mobility on academic achievement, while 12 studies (find) _________;______ lower achievement. More recent studies (note) ________________ similar inconsistencies.
Goebel (1975) (ascertain) _______________ that the rate of mobility (be) _______________ not a significant factor in determining either short- or long-term academic performance. Benson, Haycraft, Steyaert, and Weigel (1979) studying sixth graders (determine) _______________- mobility to be negatively related to achievement, likewise, Abramson (1974) and Schaller (1976) both (report) ______________that mobile students had lower academic performance.
Researchers (also study) _______________ the relationship between mobility and classroom adjustment....