Thomas went with Alonzo Farnsworth and his hired hands to Colonia Dublaq a round-trip consisting of 200 miles, to help with his freight teams. One of the reasons Thomas was asked to go was because he could speak fluent Spanish and could help in...
driving, minors driving autos, e t c . , and give some publicity in the newspaper. This was after a petition was read from Junior High School students. April 4 , 1918.. .The matter of arranging with the Pool Hall proprietors to close up during the...
The researcher is a graduate student at Southern Utah University. He obtained his
Bachelor of Science in English Teaching from Brigham Young University. He also received a
minor in Spanish. The researcher has taught English, Spanish, Special...
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,...
THE BUILDING OF A COMMUNITY
( D r . Arrington, L.D. S. Church Historian, delivered the following address at Cedar City, Utah during the 125th anniversary celebration, November, 1976.) The rich historical legacy left by Cedar City's...
Brigham Young in July of 1847. He made a round trip to California by way of Cedar Valley in the winter and spring of 1847-48, returning with cattle and wagons--the first such conveyances to cross the Old Spanish Trail. Jefferson Hunt returned again...
sixth grade. The DIBELS assessment is given in K-6 classrooms three times per year. It is an
individualized test with the proctor working one-on-one with students to assess their growth
throughout the year (Good, R. H., & Kaminski, R. A.,...
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...
First program that was designed to support language, literacy, and pre-reading development of
preschool-age children, especially those from low income families (U.S. Department of
Many immigrants of today come to the United...
include items such as country of origin, race, and the nature of their immigration. In fact,
differences among Hispanic groups are often greater than differences found between Hispanic
and non-Hispanic populations (Espinosa, 1995). Other...
material, oral and silent reading, monitoring, and wide and repeated reading (Reutzel & Cooter,
2007). Fluency is often measured by the number of words read per minute. There are many
assessments to measure fluency, but one of the best known is...
about Sarah. He said, "You just go and te11 her to come back. We're not a-going to hurt her. She doesn't need to fear anything. There isn't a Mexican in this country who would harm your mother in any shape or form. When you get out there, you te11...
Vrongistinos, 2010). Schools must look for ways to increase involvement of parents of ESL
students (Olivos, 2009).
Hispanic parents have much to offer the educational system in the United States.
Espinosa (1995) referred to Hispanic parents as a...
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...
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...
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...
The researcher formed three academically equal groups of students from the
kindergarten class based on the literacy ability of the students as shown on the mid-year DIBELS
assessment. These groups were formed, as closely as possible,...
\ \ i l h i r c l I ' i i r r . Bill Rose. Louise Manning, Irene Lyman.
College Prom . . . sponsored by Fresh-man
class with Bill Rose as general
chairman . . . perhaps the most delightful
social affair of the year . . ....
Parental surveys were used to determine their feelings associated with reading homework
that was sent home with the students. The same surveys were given to parents whose students
received the SETHL books in Spanish and English, English only, as...