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Table 20 

Example of a failure to recognize relatedness or equivalence of words.

Semantic Cluster Matching
Question Which is an example of water condensing? (GR:4) 
Focus Word(s) (NN_condensing, 0.92) (NN_water, 0.08) 
Issue Requires connecting condensing in the question with condensation in the correct answer justification, based on their high degree of semantic relatedness. 
 
Correct Answer Dew forming on plants during a cold night 
Focus Word(s) (JJ_cold, 0.68) (NN_dew, 0.16) (NN_night, 0.11) (NN_plant, 0.05) 
Justification Clouds, dew, water droplets on the outside of a glass on a hot day, are all caused by condensation. (Virginia Flash Cards) 
 Think back to a hot summer day, when you poured yourself a glass of cold water and took it outside. (Barrons SG) 
 
Chosen Answer A puddle disappearing on a hot summer afternoon 
Focus Word(s) (NN_summer, 0.41) (NN_afternoon, 0.41) (JJ_hot, 0.09) (VB_disappear, 0.06) (NN_puddle, 0.03) 
Justification After a few hours or days those puddles disappear. (Barrons SG) 
 Think back to a hot summer day, when you poured yourself a glass of cold water and took it outside. (Barrons SG) 
Semantic Cluster Matching
Question Which is an example of water condensing? (GR:4) 
Focus Word(s) (NN_condensing, 0.92) (NN_water, 0.08) 
Issue Requires connecting condensing in the question with condensation in the correct answer justification, based on their high degree of semantic relatedness. 
 
Correct Answer Dew forming on plants during a cold night 
Focus Word(s) (JJ_cold, 0.68) (NN_dew, 0.16) (NN_night, 0.11) (NN_plant, 0.05) 
Justification Clouds, dew, water droplets on the outside of a glass on a hot day, are all caused by condensation. (Virginia Flash Cards) 
 Think back to a hot summer day, when you poured yourself a glass of cold water and took it outside. (Barrons SG) 
 
Chosen Answer A puddle disappearing on a hot summer afternoon 
Focus Word(s) (NN_summer, 0.41) (NN_afternoon, 0.41) (JJ_hot, 0.09) (VB_disappear, 0.06) (NN_puddle, 0.03) 
Justification After a few hours or days those puddles disappear. (Barrons SG) 
 Think back to a hot summer day, when you poured yourself a glass of cold water and took it outside. (Barrons SG) 
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