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    • 26 One of the co-authors of Treasures is Dr. Jana Echevarria, a professor of educational psychology who specializes in bilingual education and is an expert in teaching ELLs. Echevarria (2005) stated, “In order to tailor instruction appropriately,...
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    • 29 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this research project was to investigate whether the connection between literacy achievement among English language learners (ELLs) from low socio-economic status (SES) families and their home-literacy...
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    • 30 English language proficiency and literacy skills, and were based on a 5-point scale: pre-emergent = 1, emergent = 2, intermediate = 3, advanced = 4, and fluent = 5. Table 1 Student Participant Selection Based on CRT and UALPA Scores CRT...
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    • 35 Table 2 Home Visit Comparison Chart High-Literate ELL Home Visits Low-Literate ELL Home Visits All families were nuclear. There were more single-parent families than nuclear families. At least one parent spoke both English and Spanish...
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    • 36 give it a pleasing color. Children in the neighborhood are laughing and playing and do not seem to mind using the road for a playground. Upon entering the home, Miguel shouts, “¡Mama, la maestra esta aquí! La maestra esta aquí!” In this...
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    • 37 has one sister, but her dad has returned to Mexico and is married to another woman, and he has an entirely new family. The relentless pain this has caused Dulce is obvious as she constantly talks about her dad at school and expresses her sorrow....
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    • 38 boyfriend lives with the family in the home. Maria has two little sisters that she helps tend. Maria’s real dad lives in Texas and was very abusive to Maria’s mom in the past. Maria’s maternal grandma lives in St. George and Maria’s mom visits...
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    • 39 company. Dad explains that he works hard so that his children can one day go to college. “Tengo sueños todo el tiempo que mis hijos algún día ir a la universidad.” He dreams all the time that his children will one day go to college. If the dad’s...
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    • THE POTENTIALLY BRIGHT FUTURE OF RADIO 32 Handel began his radio career in 1985; he has worked as a local radio host for the Bill Handel Show and as a syndicated radio host for Handel on the Law at Clear Channel Communications in Los Angeles,...
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    • 40 and a mix of English and Spanish to their parents. Alma’s mom recognizes the value of acquiring two languages and has learned English through her children. She has also learned English through her job and finds it an asset to speak English with...
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    • 41 are working. The children speak Spanish to their parents, and both English and Spanish to each other. While the interview is conducted in Spanish with the mom, she mentioned that she is learning English from her children and likes to practice...
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    • Smeath, George, 339 Smith, Alfred K., 68 Smith. Benjamin, 97 Smith, Benjamin Jr., 81 Smith, Don, 299 Smith, h a , 361 Smith, E m a , 366 Smith George A,. 5, 6, 22, 25, 470, 471, 473, 479, 487, 489 Smith, Gordon, 259 Smith, Henry, 366 Snith, J....
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    • 42 Figure 1. Language in the Home: Students Figure 2. Language in the Home: Parents five minutes a day = 2, 15 minutes a day = 3, 30 minutes a day = 4, and more than 45 minutes a day = 5. The results showed that high and low ELLs spend almost the...
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    • 45 Quantitative Data: Language and Literacy in the School All of the high ELLs preferred to speak only English with their peers at school. More than half of low ELLs preferred to speak both English and Spanish (see Table 6). The majority of low...
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    • e a Ci u Don't let this picture mislead you - this is the happiest they have looked all year. With "Pa" as chef, these future spies of America have sampled real German delicacies, as well as absorbed much knowledge of the country — as it used to...
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    • 52 study relate to how the researcher carried out data collection because of the qualitative characteristics of the observations of the HLEs. What was discovered in both studies is the high degree of variation within literacy environments among...
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    • 53 English classes. Parents with low-literate children spoke only their native Spanish during the home visit interview and never mentioned that they were learning English. All parents interviewed for the home visits were either from Mexico or...
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    • 55 from a variety of schools within Washington County School District, or even within the entire state of Utah, were beyond the scope of this investigation but would have helped to add more insight with the results. Practical Significance Because...
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    • 62 Appendix A Consent Letters in English and Spanish January 2011 Dear Parents, You and your child are being invited to take part in a research study about literacy. 26 students and parents combined from Ms. Berglund’s and Mrs. Stansell’s class...
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    • Milne, David, St George Temple, 300 Mining Distnct, contract, 289 Minute Men, 108 Mitcbell, Huldah A., Relief Society Couns., 297 Mitchell, James, to Calii, 166 Mitchell, William C., 63,319 Moaby Ranch, 360 Moapa, Big Muddy Creek, 43 Moccasin...

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