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    • 1 4 4. What are some important points to remember about teaching spelling? The key points addressed are spelling must be taught, it must be individualized to meet the needs of the students and it must be taught across the curriculum. Teachers...
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    • 1 5 the struggling speller. The differentiation is also seen in the practice activities, games and assessments. This program has developed a five-day scope and sequence to help students improve their spelling skills everyday. On day one, the...
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    • 1 6 many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
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    • 1 Straight is the Gate: An Ethnographic Study of the Centennial Park Polygamist Community A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Professional Communication at Southern Utah University May...
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    • 2 1 6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a...
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    • 2 5 research-based program, but it is the developmental theory that is research-based, not the program (Zaner-Bloser 2012, October 20). Word sorting alone, which is learning spelling by analogy, may not take into account other important strategies...
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    • 2 7 spelling instruction was to teachers and helped to illustrate the numerous ways spelling is taught in the same school district and provided information regarding the possible opportunity to share findings of the study throughout the local...
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    • 26 Turning Point is a therapeutic treatment facility that has a contract with Iron County School District (ICSD). The district is required to provide teachers and supplies for the purpose of instructing an average of 25 students per school year....
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    • 27 to an hour or less. To form a baseline of information concerning teachers’ overall understanding of the RTI framework, the researcher began with interview questions created by Terry Ann Paradis (2011) from her dissertation. The questions were...
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    • 28 In order to support the goal of increasing parent involvement, the researcher provided parent disclaimers to be sent home with the behavior-tracking sheets at each stage in the discipline plan. The disclaimers explain each step in the Pro-Active...
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    • 28 out of respect for the educator’s time as well as to be sure to observe the class for the entire time allotted. An observational protocol (Creswell, 2012) was developed to focus on particular aspects of instruction and classroom dynamics. This...
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    • 29 during the interview. All participants were given a timeframe of the completion of the study and had the opportunity to view the final results of the study. The interviews began in early January 2012, when all Institutional Review Board...
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    • 32 area. The identities of all participants have been kept confidential and findings will be reported in this study without revealing their personal information. A Brief Explanation of the Studied School’s Framework The following is the...
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    • 33 Data Results – Participant Survey In addition to tracking the number of students placed in the seclusion/skills classroom, the researcher also conducted a survey in order to gain feedback from the participants, teachers in this study (See...
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    • 33 of RTI implementation and an illustration of this school’s implementation of the framework. For the purpose of this paper, the researcher focused on interventions at Tiers 1 and 2. Figure 1: RTI Structure. This figure illustrates the structure...
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    • 4 0 References Bear, D. R., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S., & Johnston, F. (2004). Words their way: word study for phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall. Burkhart, J. L....
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    • 4 1 Templeton, Shane (2003). Spelling: Best Ideas=Best Practices. Voices From the Middle 10(4), 48-49. USOE - Common Core - Common Core State Standards Resources. (n.d.). Utah State Office of Education - USOE - Welcome. Retrieved November 30, 2011,...
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    • 56 Appendix A- IRB Approval and Parental Consent Form Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education and Human Development Graduate Studies in Education To: Dr. Deborah Hill, Interim Dean From: Bruce Barker, Chair College IRB Committee Date: January...

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