Skip to main content

SUU Digital Library

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: 2005*
(126 results)



Display: 20

    • Page 6

    •  
    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
    • Page 11

    •  
    • 6 Chapter 2 Literature Review The National Center of Educational Statistics concluded that more than two thirds of students are not proficient readers (Biancarosa, 2005). This is a staggering statistic that leads one to question. How can teachers...
    • Page 12

    •  
    • 7 text structure, retelling, and summarizing as some of the main components that aid in the comprehension of expository text. Different strategies for each, as well as multiple strategies are examined in this literature review. Breakdown in...
    • Page 14

    •  
    • 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...
    • Page 16

    •  
    • 11 Limited early exposure is a factor that can easily be remedied by all teachers. Children need to experience expository texts through seeing, hearing, reading, and writing, prior to when they are expected to comprehend the material within the...
    • Page 22

    •  
    • 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...
    • Page 25

    •  
    • 20 Due to the complex nature of summaries, some students may require a paragraph frame. The paragraph frame consists of three to four sentences containing blanks for students to fill in with their newly acquired information. Students are initially...
    • Page 56

    •  
    • 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...
    • Page 70

    •  
    • 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...
    • Page 71

    •  
    • 66 Fang, Z. (2008). Going beyond the Fab Five: Helping students cope with the unique linguistic challenges of expository reading in intermediate grades. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 51(6), 476-482. Gajria, M., Jitendra, A. K., Sood, S.,...
    • Page 73

    •  
    • 68 Williams, J. P. (2005). At-risk second graders can improve their comprehension of compare/contrast text. Teaching Exceptional Children, 37(3), 58-61. Yopp, R. H., & Yopp, H. K. (2000). Sharing informational text with young readers. The Reading...
    • Page 74

    •  
    • 69 Appendix A Books Used for Teaching of Instructional Strategies Bauer, J. (2007). Amazing Apples. New York, NY: Scholastic. Bauer, J. (2007). Coral Reef Homes. New York, NY: Scholastic. Berger, M. & Berger G. (2011). From Caterpillar to...
    • Page 8

    •  
    • 2 need to score as proficient or better on its state’s standardized tests. Scores from these subgroups are compared to the scores of their peers. All students, including ethnic minority, low income, and special education students, must meet these...
    • Page 26

    •  
    • 20 Tier two students are those students from tier one who fail to progress. Tier two students receive tutoring and small group instruction. Students in tier three are those who continue to fail to make progress and are placed in special educational...
    • Page 32

    •  
    • 26 was to obtain data and to examine the relationship between student performances on YPP in comparison to their state-mandated assessments. Warren County Middle School in Warrenton, Georgia implemented the YPP assessment program in 2006 and...
    • Page 54

    •  
    • 48 References Barack Obama’s and Joe Biden’s plan for lifetime success through education. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.barackobama.com/pdf/issues/PreK-12EducationFactSheet.pdf Brady, R. C. (2003). Can failing schools be fixed? Retrieved from...
    • Page 56

    •  
    • 50 http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/NatAtRisk/risk.html NGA Center for Best Practices. (2011). Closing the achievement gap. Retrieved from http://www.subnet.nga.org/educlear/achievement No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Pub. L. No. 107-110, 115, Stat. 1425...
    • Page 11

    •  
    • Girls and Relational Aggression 7 Chapter 2 Literature Review The problem of relational aggression among young girls is growing and not going away. Girl bullying is becoming more common (Christie, 2005). All over the country many schools are facing...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK