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    • 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”...
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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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    • 11 & Solomon, 2006). There are many parents that feel competition in PE and lower grades of elementary needs to be eliminated altogether to foster feelings of comfort and safety so more students will participate and have a positive...
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    • 11 an international marketplace. Students are required to take a standards-based test each year to determine if they have met the set proficiency levels in both literacy and in mathematics. These tests are given to students in third through eighth...
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    • 11 interviewer would then ask for clarifying details. The interviews provided valuable information about who dropped out and what would help those that were on the fence about whether or not to quit school. Christensen and Thurlow (2004) reported...
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    • 13 that considers the whole context of teaching interactively with interactive whiteboards. Teachers also need to consider a cross-curricular approach to using interactive whiteboards, giving more opportunities for pupil interaction with the board...
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    • 15 With regard to reading, basic oral English language vocabulary is not enough to help ELLs succeed academically. They may read and speak fluently but if they do not have the breadth and depth of the vocabulary, they struggle. They need to see...
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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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    • 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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    • 22 final status. It also frequently assesses progress so that slope of improvement can be quantified to indicate rate of improvement. The data produces accurate and meaningful information about levels of performance and rates of...
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    • 24 mathematics. This means that according to a standardized test of cognitive and academic ability, such as the Woodcock Johnson III, the students exhibited a significant discrepancy (defined as 15 points or greater) between their General...
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    • 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...
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    • 29 school night. Instructor met with parents and explained that their students would be graded individually in all areas and modifications would be made to address any injuries or other concerns. Students and parents were informed that student...
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    • 3 In order to best serve the needs of students, AHS had several programs that help students meet their graduation goals. There were book clubs, mini-classes in a variety of subject areas, and collaborative groups. One program was a collaborative...
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    • 33 every grade level with the “what” and the “when”, but not the “how.” For instance, a sixth grade teacher can easily find out what students should have been taught in previous grades as well as clearly understand what should be taught in the...
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    • 4 Collaborative methods: Students working with a teacher and other students to earn credit. Researcher Qualifications The researcher was a graduate student in the Master of Education program at Southern Utah University. She obtained her bachelor’s...
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    • 4 various areas, predominantly dyscalculia, in grades ten through twelve in a large high school in an urban school district. Delimitations As a quasi-experiment the scope of this study did not involve large numbers of students nor did it randomly...
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    • 5 agreement and pronoun-antecedent agreement (CCSS, p.56). It also states that the use of punctuation should be mastered by the 4th grade, but it doesn’t say exactly what punctuation rules should be taught until 6th grade; and, at that point, the...
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    • 5 Definition of Terms Definitions of terms relevant to this study include the following:  Achievement gap: The disparity in academic achievement between different groups of students, especially groups defined by race/ethnicity, disability,...
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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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