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    • 1904, addresses 2

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    • Addresses.: Deseret News Book Store P.O. Box 434 6 main St. Salt Lake, Utah G. Cramer D.P. Co St., Louis, Mo W.R. Howie, Printer, Beebe Plain, Vt. John M. Smyth Co., 150-156 & 284-289 W. Madison. Chicago, Ill. The Lee-Edwards Dispensy Park...
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    • Addresses.: Browning Brother Ogden, Utah. Sears Roebuck & Co Chicago, Ill National Remedy Co. 130, 132 & 134 Chartton., New York, N.Y. Comfort Augusta, Maine. Montgomery Ward & Co., Mich. Ave. & Madison St., Chicago, Ill Mead Cycle Co...
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    • Addresses.: T.D. Ganse 1545 Mich. Ave. Chicago, Ill. Logan Knitting Factory Logan, Utah. International Art Co., Dept. M. St. Charles, Ill. Brethern Publishing House Inglenook Elgin, Ill. The Erie Medical Co., Buffalo, N.Y. John M. Smyth Co.,...
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    • Addresses.: John M. Smith Co 150-156 & 287-289 W. Madison. Chicago, Ill. The Corner Co., Dept. W 179 Normal Ave. Buffalo, N.Y. George W. Burns Somerset Pharmacy Chemist Bernardsville, N.J. John Skinner Comanche Co. Davidson, Okla. Roberts...
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 39 Chapter 3: Method Ethnography An ethnographic approach to research allows researchers to immerse themselves into a culture and collect naturalistic data. Naturalistic data consists of real-world observations rather than...
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 105 Levitt, S. D., & Dubner, S. J. (2005). Freakonomics: A rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything (Revised and Expanded ed., pp. 163-188). New York, NY: William Morrow. Littlejohn, S. W., & Foss, K. A. (2011)....
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    • 10 Applied Biosystems (AB 2006, Foster City, CA) and the PowerPlex 16 produced by Promega Corporation (Promega 2008, Madison, WI.). The kit used in this study was the Promega PowerPlex16 multiplex kit, which detects sixteen STRs while the Applied...
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    • 32 Gunn, Alan. Essential Forensic Biology. Forensic DNA Typing. Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2006. pp39-53 Kanable, Rebecca. DNA from fingerprints. Retrieved July 2005 http://www.officer.com/publication/article Knowles A M. Aspects of physicochemical methods...
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    • iv List of Tables Table 1: MAP Assessment Group Mean Scores for Participating Hispanic Kindergarten Students From Madison Elementary During the Spanish-English Take-Home Library ...............40 Table 2: Change in Attitudes of Students and Parents...
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    • vi Acknowledgments First, I would like to thank my husband, Rich, and my children for encouraging and putting up with me through all of my schooling—my ESL endorsement, teaching certificate, reading endorsement, and finally, my master’s degree....
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction The National Center for Education reports that a large percentage of the rise in minority enrollment in elementary schools is because of the growth in the number of Hispanic students (NCES The National Center for Education,...
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    • 2 categorized as a high-poverty, Title I school, with all of the students qualifying for free lunch (B. Moser, personal communication, October 8, 2010). Research has shown that there can be positive growth in reading achievement when students, even...
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    • 3 Purpose of the Study The purpose of this thesis was to discover if implementing a Spanish-English take-home library, or SETHL, would increase reading test scores as well as increase positive attitudes toward reading for Hispanic ELL kindergarten...
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    • 5 the reading and language level of any given student and records growth for the composite score as well as measures growth for each student in several sub-categories (Northwest Evaluation Association [NWEA], 2011). The assessment also tests for...
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    • 27 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis project was to determine if sending home kindergarten reading homework through the SETHL would improve Hispanic kindergarten student scores on the DIBELS and MAP assessments and improve Hispanic...
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    • 28 control group that received no books from the SETHL. The groups were formed to be as academically equal as possible using the most recent DIBELS scores. These study participants were found in the 58 percent of kindergarten students who spoke...
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    • 29 The bilingual SETHL was formed by downloading and printing commercially available books from Reading A-Z. These books are professionally-developed, leveled readers, and the same books were available in both Spanish and English. Two of the...
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    • 30 The DIBELS assessment was used to create the groups for the SETHL as well as to compare growth. The MAP assessment is computerized and was developed by the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA). It tests for academic achievement in the areas...
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    • 34 10. Implement the SETHL program for children and parents to share, and record time spent reading. Monday through Thursday exchange SETHL books. 11. Periodically collect recording logs for later analysis and replace them with consecutive...

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