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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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    • 12 These natural outdoor learning environments were not easy to maintain. “Teachers quickly recognized the additional responsibilities entailed in the ambitious landscaping projects” (Kohlstedt, 2008, p. 70). School gardens decreased because of...
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    • 13 community to display children’s work, bringing children’s artifacts from home to display at school, and sharing photographs outside the classroom (Feiler et al., 2008). In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE) Elementary...
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    • 13 Gardening Association (Blair, 2009). School gardens surged particularly in urban school districts because researchers found that “non-White students from financially unstable backgrounds who [were] not regularly exposed to open green spaces and...
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    • 14 Chapter 2 Literature Review Introduction This review will examine the lengthy debate about how to teach English grammar to secondary students in order to improve their writing skills. It will also examine the process through which the teaching...
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    • 14 This initiative was funded by a variety of state agencies to link nutrition education and other studies with gardens in each of the state’s 8,000 public schools (Joseph, 2001). California created a guide to support teachers titled, “A Childs...
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    • 15 A Historical Lens: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Benjamin Franklin (1788) provides great insight into how languages were taught during his time period. America’s language acquisition curriculum started with years of learning Latin in...
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    • 16 Also in the 1800s, Edgar Allen Poe, a famous nineteenth century author said, “Even where the sense is perfectly clear, a sentence may be deprived of half its force—its spirit—its point by improper punctuation” (as quoted in Shaw, 1963, p. 15);...
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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 SOUTHERN BRANCH. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCHOOL. PERIODICALS TITLE DONOR. Improvement Era Publishers Utah Enquirer " Dixie Falcon " Herald, Salt Lake " People, The " Iron County Record " Government Reports " ...
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    • 2 5 research-based program, but it is the developmental theory that is research-based, not the program (Zaner-Bloser 2012, October 20). Word sorting alone, which is learning spelling by analogy, may not take into account other important strategies...
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    • 20 which is first, Prewrite; second, Write; third, Revise; fourth, Edit; and finally, Publish. As paradigms shifted, “The writing process was at the heart of the student-centered composition class, where the product was de-emphasized, along with a...
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    • 24 needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
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    • 26 continues with the suggestion that the way teachers present grammar lessons is the problem, not the grammar itself. Constance Weaver (1996), an author of many grammar books for teachers, weighs in on the grammar teaching debate by saying, “In...
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    • 26 SOUTHERN BRANCH CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCHOOL. PERIODICALS. TITLE. DONOR. Salt Lake Tribune Publisher Salt Lake Herald " Deseret Evening News " Ogden Standard " Appeal to Reason H. S. Crosby Iron County...
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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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    • 29 References August, D., Carlo, M., Dressler, C., & Snow, C. (2005). The critical role of vocabulary development for English language learners. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 20(1), 50-57. Baumann, J. F., & Graves, M.F. (Sept. 2010)....

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