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    • 1 1 the newspaper ran the letters exactly as they had been written. It didn't take long to figure out why. For starters, the 25 students spelled "vandal" in nearly as many ways. "Dear Vandales" went one letter, "I really think that you were tuped...
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    • 1 5 the struggling speller. The differentiation is also seen in the practice activities, games and assessments. This program has developed a five-day scope and sequence to help students improve their spelling skills everyday. On day one, the...
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    • 1 6 many forms of assessments with their program. There are diagnostic tests, formative and summative tests and measurements to allow for progress monitoring (Gentry, 2012). If mastery is not met, these tests inform the teacher of where re-teaching...
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    • 1 7 When the words become mastered the words are crossed out, if the word is missed again, they circle it and try again during a future lesson. The spelling journal is a place to store words for future spelling lessons (Gentry, 2004). A technique...
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    • 1 Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction Chapter 1 - Introduction There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction - Nature of the Problem The concept of integrating literacy across the curriculums in schools is becoming more prevalent throughout the nation. “Students need to see that everything is connected and reading and writing...
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    • 1 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reported that in 2007, there were 206,884 complaints made and it is equivalent to $239 million loss [Wol09]. This figure indicates how big the loss is,...
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    • 10 deprived of learning because of their social isolation and lack of interaction, which affected their overall cognitive functioning. As a result, Vygotsky set out to transform education in Russia by creating new pedagogical styles that would...
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    • 10 Fewster, & McCormick (2010) further stated that “approximately eight million adolescents struggled with reading” (p. 636). High School (9th to 12th Grade) Cassidy, Valadez, Garrett, & Barrera (2010) reported that adolescent literacy is a hot...
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    • 10 fueled considerable anxiety around school board members and administrators, many of who had farm or small town backgrounds. Enthusiastic supporters were drawn to the promise of school gardens not only as a way to better implement nature study...
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    • 105 Chapter 6 Reflection I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited excitement. Explaining the assignments...
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    • 108 References Armstrong, T. (1994). Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum. Art & social studies in math class?. (2004, February). enc focus review, 7. Bazeli, M. (1997, January). Visual...
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    • 11 class discussion, they still preferred a lecture format. These researchers suggest that students still believe more knowledge will be gained by the “sage” presenting information than through other, peer-collaborative, activities. If teachers...
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    • 11 engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008). Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
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    • 11 Implications of Being a Reluctant Reader When a student is a reluctant reader in elementary school, they miss out on the benefits of the natural flow of reading progression. According to Louisa Moats (2009), “At second and third grade,...
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    • 11 In a research study conducted by O’Connor et al. (2000), a group of kindergarteners’ literacy progress was monitored and tracked over two years. During this time, students who were considered “at-risk” were given four tiers of...
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    • 11 in their first language (L1); however, this is not always the case. Cooter (2006) describes the American Idol star, Fantasia Barrino, who recently wrote a memoir entitled Life Is Not a Fairy Tale (2005) that tells of her experiences as an...
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    • 11 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING least restrictive to meet their individual needs. According to Essex (2008), the least restrictive environment begins with placement in the everyday classroom. However, IDEA recognizes that all children do not fit in...
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    • 11 on physical education may result in small gains in academic achievement and Grade Point Average. Observations show a positive connection between academic performance and physical activity, but not physical fitness. This meaning that a child’s ph...
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    • 11 students early” (p. 280). As Greenfield, Rinaldi, Proctor, and Cardarelli (2010) relate, ownership of learning difficulties are moved from the student to the teacher and the instruction. When the teacher does not see the student improving or...

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