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    • Page 42

    • Writing--Technique; Fiction--Technique
    • Writing the Great American Novel 42 Appendix Two Plotting by the Numbers Plotting Using Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet Plotting by the Numbers Blake Snyder, a screen writer divided a screen play into different beats. I’ve changed the numbers so that...
    • Page 24

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 20 knowledge are shared across both languages and cultures. Because emerging bilingual students draw on their full linguistic repertoires, teachers, researchers and test-makers need to attend to and design instruments that address what emerging...
    • Page 27

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 23 Revision, of course, is key to successful academic writing. “If we as instructors, can help our students think about their choices after the first draft is out of the heads—but before their final draft is due—we can help them learn to think...
    • Page 37

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 33 majority of students who have received their educational curriculum from a foreign country have simply not had the rigorous demands of writing instruction in any language; therefore, their writing deficiencies could have very little to do with...
    • Page 44

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 40 final data analysis. In order to assure that the results are valid (meaningful) and reliable (consistent), the questions will be clear and purposeful. Samples of the instrumentations that will be used for this research are found in Appendix B,...
    • Page 49

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 45 collected in September using questions created by the researcher through an online testing service (socrative.com), included both open-ended questions and questions based on the Likert scale to determine students’ intent to further their...
    • Page 51

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 47 method was changed to a more conducive format for data collection and analysis (created through surveymonkey.com). The purpose of the survey was to gather rubric and percentage scores and compare results to the original survey written at the...
    • Page 52

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 48 two hours completing this assignment. As previously stated, one of this researcher’s colleagues, a native Spanish language art’s teacher agreed to assess all three groups twice during the course of this research. In an effort to maintain...
    • Page 56

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 52 Finally, exit card results (see Appendix B), while extremely useful throughout the metacognitive-enriched course, were not kept for this paper’s interpretive analysis. Their purpose was to provide a quick, informal self-assessment, along with...
    • Page 71

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 67 Figure 6. Self-Reflection Assessment on English Writing Proficiency English Essay Comparisons An English diagnostic essay was assigned to the three case study groups at the beginning of Fall Semester 2015 and a second comparative essay was...
    • Page 90

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 86 At the conclusion of this native language essay survey, students were once again asked to determine whether or not they believed their L1 writing skills had improved based on guidelines and metacognitive strategies taught in English class during...
    • Page 100

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 96 Senior responses: “That I did better but just in a minimal amount. Not really, this is the first semester I have really been learning real English and Grammar. This class feels real.” “That I’ve improve[d] in some things, but not in all. So I...
    • Page 103

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 99 Outline The findings and interpretations included in this chapter will be aligned with the previous chapter’s presentation of the data: the writer’s surveys, the writer’s portfolio questionnaire, both the English and native Spanish essays, and...
    • Page 113

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 109 the importance of deep self-reflective analysis of how they learn, they will become better learners and, therefore, better writers. Recommendations Similarities and Differences of Research Results and the Work of Others Extensive research has...
    • Page 118

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 114 The common denominator among all of these strategies and therefore may have contributed the most to the class’s overall success was to establish a climate of trust. Most students report a certain level of competitive distrust among their peers...
    • Page 120

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 116 stimulate an otherwise educational mental apathy are imperative to promote change. Of course, even parent-teacher conferences are appropriate venues to share enthusiastic insights into new learning strategies. Depending on the level of passion...
    • Page 121

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 117 counterparts when it comes to word choice options and descriptive writing. As language learning connoisseurs, non-native speakers are constantly searching for the right word, never settling for mediocrity when it comes to self-expression—a...
    • Page 123

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 119 before embedded transformations could take place? Ultimately, the possibilities for further testing concerning these types of mental and practical academic shifts are endless. Summary This study, which was based on a mixed-method, action...
    • Page 6

    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 2 school writing expectations and college-level writing courses (Donham, 2014; Fanetti, et al., 2010; Hafner, et al., 2010; Sehulster, 2012). Both students and teachers suffer from this inconsistency. Students are confused with mixed messages; on...

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