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    • L. KERRY JONES Biography 1929 Lehi Kerry Jones was born in Cedar City, Utah, on October 29, 1929, a son of Lehi M . and Bernella Gardner Jones. He was the middle child of the family, having two older sisters, Joan and Marolyn, a younger s i s t e r...
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    • manufacture of iron. Drama, for which Cedar has now become nationally known, was a favorite interest and avocation of the townspeople from the earliest days. Amusements, recreations of various kinds, and celebrations of important events livened up...
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    • evening and found in his gizzard some tivo dollars worth of gold dust. It has produced no small excitement in town. February 25: I examined the gold taken out of Pugmire's rooster and believe it to be brass. I placed my magnet in it and it took it...
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    • From your observations, do students write better quality (fewer errors, address the topic better) with iPads or handwritten? Why? Student's in general have fewer errors and writing is more legible using iPads. About equal. My 7th graders make more...
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    • Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction......................................................................................................1 Obstacles facing...
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction After learning to read, speak, and write a second language (Slovene), this teacher-researcher was amazed by how much better she understood the grammar of her native tongue. She attributes this discovery to the fact that she...
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    • 2 apply to English. For example, the cases require adjectives to agree with their antecedents in the singular, dual, and plural forms. In a Slovene grammar book, it says, “The selection and use of cases in Slovene is determined by the function of...
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    • 3 person is limited in learning opportunities and lacks the skills necessary to create communication beyond what he or she hears. Now, as an English teacher, this teacher-researcher wonders how much grammar to teach each year. The current Utah...
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    • 4 Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CCSS, http://www.corestandards.org, 2011). After the Utah State Office of Education presented this new curriculum manual...
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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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    • 6 college, and the sum equals less effective learning and chaos while to teaching the requirements for the future core curriculum. Student learning must surely be affected by such instability. If teachers did not have previous grammar instruction,...
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    • 8 The final student group affected by similar obstacles includes the many students with learning disabilities who require individual attention and additional accommodations to improve reading and writing skills. Thus, it can be discouraging for a...
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    • 9 desired career and college readiness results. Some view this gap as an opportunity for teachers to maintain freedom to develop individual and creative lessons. In order to achieve success, though, a strong and concise understanding of what and...
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    • 10 the new core standards while also using specific grammar, punctuation, phrases and clauses as required by the Core Curriculum State Standards. (Please see definitions for specifics.) Setting The setting for this study is in a regular 9th grade...
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    • 11 together (i.e. for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). Common Core State Standards- The new curriculum adopted by Utah to be in practice by 2014 and used by forty-three other states in the union. Conjunctive Adverb- A word like “however” that joins...
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    • 12 Simple Sentence- A sentence that has a subject, verb, sometimes an object and represented by the abbreviation “SV” for subject-verb or “IC” for independent clause. Six-Traits of Writing- six characteristics for good writing approved by the...
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    • 14 Chapter 2 Literature Review Introduction This review will examine the lengthy debate about how to teach English grammar to secondary students in order to improve their writing skills. It will also examine the process through which the teaching...
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    • 16 Also in the 1800s, Edgar Allen Poe, a famous nineteenth century author said, “Even where the sense is perfectly clear, a sentence may be deprived of half its force—its spirit—its point by improper punctuation” (as quoted in Shaw, 1963, p. 15);...
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    • 17 was available to define grammar’s purpose. It was not until the twentieth century that linguists and teachers really started diving into the realm of research to discover how the English language’s structure should work most effectively. The...

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