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Vietnam, you’re dead.” Although this interviewee never encountered this soldier after basic training, this abuse left an indelible mark on this man that lasted for decades and contributed to his desire to live in an...
Larson, Jack Whiting. Barbara S t a r r , a n d Harold .Shirley; City T r e a s u r e r , Marilyn Prince; City Recorder, Yorke Nelson: S e c r e t a r> .. Shauna Fereuson: and visitors: v Rob Moore-Tribune, Jay Walmsley--Iron County Record,...
The participants took the DRP first. They were given the same instructions: read the text selection and select the word that fits best and makes the most meaning in the sentence/paragraph. To complete the test, they were given...
went to pre-kindergarten programs. In recent years, some politicians held the belief that pre-kindergarten
programs would eventually impact scores recorded for the No Child Left Behind
Act. This notion brought forth even more funding for...
All students were given the same DRP test, which was standard for all groups. As can be seen in Table 4.6 (pg 37), 10 of 12 students (83%) scored above a 9th grade level for reading comprehension, with half of the students scoring just above the...
free from hypocrisy and deceit as it is possible for moral manto be.' He sang several songs during the sermon. His voice was clear and distinct and, though he was then suffering from cancer besides being almost blid, he never permitted his a i c t...
Students Who Benefit from RTI
Kamps et al. (2007) compared the effects of English language learners (ELL) receiving
Tier 2 interventions to ELL students being taught using a balanced literacy approach to reading.
The study found students...
self-reported as being a good reader, reading between 30 minutes to one hour a day. The other student who scored on a 5.8 grade equivalent level on the DRP also highly agreed with the results of the test at 9 out of 10 and reported being a good...
of texts was chosen to enhance the accuracy of determining the students’ reading comprehension levels. A select few were also asked to read a narrative passage to measure reading fluency and words-correct-per-minute to give the researcher a...
instructional to frustrated as the difficulty level increased: no one scored from frustrated to instructional or instructional to independent as they moved from the 6th grade level to the high school level. The passages and related questions...
17 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
COURSES OF STUDY.
The Branch Normal offers the following courses:
(1) The regular four years course leading to a Normal certificate with the exception of the professional work of the fourth year which is...
Aug. 7, 1980 ... Council authorized the Mayor to sign the agreement with the County for landfill services. (Landfill to be located at Iron Springs in the old mined-out Smith Pit. 1 Councilwoman S t a r r made the motion to amend the ordinance on...
involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
selection on the high school level, 18% of the participants were independent, 32% were instructional, and 45% were frustrated. Even though the same percentage scored on the instructional level for both types of selections, the results varied in...
The educator interprets the first statement, “I like finding answers to a math problem” as
self-motivation. The student strives until an answer is found. The creator included this statement
to learn about math attitude. The students remained...
28 SOUTHERN BRANCH
that done in English b, but of a much higher grade The principles of rhetoric are studied thoroly, and applied in numerous short, and frequent long compositions. The more difficult pieces of literature prescribed for entrance...
grade level group of students made the next highest amount of progress, averaging a 17.28 point
increase; and the on-grade level students made the least amount of progress with a 10.68 point
increase. Overall, the group who made the most...