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    • 2 knowledge. Students are explicitly taught in the younger grades how to identify characters, setting, and plot. Students entering fourth grade are provided with textbooks in the areas of Social Studies and Science. They are asked to read the...
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    • 8 readers need to be taught strategies, as well as how, where, and when to apply these strategies. The National Reading Panel identified the five elements of reading. The five elements include phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and...
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    • 9 require specific instruction that focuses on the specific skills needed to comprehend expository text (Fang, 2008). Teaching Comprehension Strategies In order to help students with learning disabilities comprehend expository text, it must be...
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    • 10 and apply comprehension strategies on their own during reading, therefore making the text more meaningful. Instruction in reading expository text must be planned and well thought out to promote student thought throughout the reading to result in...
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    • 16 Text structure. Expository text is organized into different structures. These structures include sequence, compare and contrast, description, cause and effect, and problem and solution (Akhondi, Malayeri, & Samad, 2011; Moss, 2004). Each...
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    • 17 of structure and organize it, they are better equipped to comprehend the information presented in the text (Moss, 2004) When presenting students with text passages, the passages should be selected with great care. The text needs to be well...
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    • 19 Retelling. Unlike summarizing, a retell is a recall of everything that was remembered from the reading. In a retelling the student is not concerned with the main idea and supporting details, but is instead concerned with the content as a whole....
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    • 51 Chapter 5 Discussion This action research study was designed to assess the results of teaching expository text comprehension to primary grade students with disabilities. In teaching it is critical to identify which instructional strategies are...
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    • 56 with preselected vocabulary, the participants should also have had modeling and instruction on how to identify new vocabulary. In the future, this may prove to help participants give more accurate retells and improve their comprehension of...
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    • 63 particular interest during the present time because the school district is in the process of switching to the new Common Core, which has a large emphasis on expository text. This study has shown that primary grade students with learning...
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    • 65 References Abadiano, H. R., & Turner, J. (2002). Reading expository text: The challenges of students with learning disabilities. The NERA Journal, 38(2), 49-55. Akhondi, M., Malayeri, F.A., & Samad, A.A. (2011). How to teach expository...
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    • 67 Moss, B. (2004). Teaching expository text structures through information trade book retellings. The Reading Teacher. 57(8), 710-718. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2000). Report of the National Reading Panel. Teaching...
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction Background Closing the minority achievement gap has been and continues to be one of the most pressing matters in American education. The achievement gap, which is defined as the academic disparity between low-income and...
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    • 6 Chapter 2 Literature Review When attempting to close the academic achievement gap between English language learners (ELLs) and native English speakers, it is necessary to examine interventions that have proven effective. The researcher has...
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    • 10 Education, 2010). According to Education Week, the majority of Hispanic and Black males in Utah do not graduate from high school with a standard diploma (Utah Education Facts, 2011). The percentage of dropouts among Hispanic individuals is three...
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    • 15 need to be developed so that they provide new ways to assess the non-cognitive skills that students need to succeed in college and in the workplace. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) proposes that a growth-based evaluation be included into...
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    • 16 adaptive assessment known as Measure of Academic Progress (MAP). When the student correctly answers questions, they become increasingly difficult. When the student answers the questions incorrectly, the questions become easier (McCall et al.,...
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    • 24 past 10 years confirm the positive effects on students’ mathematics, spelling, and reading achievement when educators depend on CBM progress monitoring to assist them in their instruction (Fuchs & Fuchs, 2004). The senior product manager for...

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