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    • Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah)
    • Farmers & Stock Growers Mercantile Company DEALERS IN General Merchandise Everything in GROCERIES DRY GOODS CLOTHING HARDWARE NOTIONS DEERING MOVING MACHINES DeLAVAL SEPARATORS HAMILTON BROWN SHOES BUTTERICK PATTERNS SALT¡AY RAINŸLOUR
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    • atmosphere of fear in which reason was the first casualty. Pratt represented the best of the intellectual tradition of the temtory, and the account of his death was not forgotten in the excitement of the impending federal invasion. He was among the...
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    • GREEK MYTHOLOGY IN SECONDARY EDUCATION 22 square of land which it is upon. Students can practice their debate skills as they argue for which type of society would be best. In this way, Native American myth can be tied directly to both political...
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    • 25 to create their own custom tests. These tests can be used to get a more in-depth understanding of each individual’s weaknesses on specific objectives. YPP reports provide details about the skills and concepts tested and include the corresponding...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 11 communication skills. “Music is a medium that involves a complex range of expressive qualities, dynamic form and dialogue, an offers a means by which some form of alternative communication can be established to help...
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    • Structured Sentence Patterns and Improved Student Writing A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Education August 2012 By Christina Bishop Crawford Thesis...
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    • Figures Figure 1: Sentence Patterns................................................................................................41 Figure 2: Pre-Assessment...
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 18 “transforming” the way we view sentence construction (Kolln & Hancock, 2005, p12). Before that time, there was a set number of sentence patterns that students learned to use in their writing. After Chomsky, evidence supported the fact that...
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    • 22 a lot of teachers are able to dock students points for the misuse of structure with word order, punctuation, or whatever “rule” is broken upon submission of a paper. Now the trend is to find proficiency rather than errors, but if errors aren’t...
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    • 23 is that students will learn to apply more grammatically correct sentences if given the opportunity to revise their work after discussing it. Kolln supports this theory by saying, “If grammar knowledge doesn’t appear to improve writing...
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    • 27 because they weren’t taught them in high school. Also at that time, many teacher training classes required few or no grammar classes to prepare them to teach Language Arts. As a result, the term "grammar" took on a confusing definition during...
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    • 28 provides them with choices to enhance it. If students must see grammar as a set of choices, then that takes out the teacher’s error-finding device which is usually the red pen. If the red pen is taken out of the system then the teacher and the...
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    • 35 help. Sentence-combining exercises also have been proven to help students with syntax and better sentence construction. Furthermore, the core curriculum in Utah is changing. The new Common Core State Standards are now the authority for Utah...
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    • 36 Chapter 3 Methodology Action Research Introduction The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore why secondary students have a difficult time with sentence structure and punctuation. For years these students have had instruction on how to...

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