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    • "Hand Digging Sewer Trenches" Public Works Administration Project ( W . P . A . ) During 'The Depression' 200 East and 200 North, looking west--1934 Aug. 3, 1933 City Council's discussion was concerning application for Government money, to be used...
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    • "He celebrated his 93rdbirthday with members of his family Nov. 15. He hecame ill the next day and had been bedfast most of the time since." "In 1932 Mr. Jones accepted one of the most important positions of his carreer. Then 7 8 , he was named...
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    • $148,116.10. (March 28, City accepted Wehyer b i d . ) June 16, 1960.. .The following special pay while working on the Quitchapah Water Line approved: Quinn Mosdell, Theon Bauer. and Ted Atherley will receive $35.38 per hour. This is due to 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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    • 21 Chapter 4 Results The population of SEA changes drastically at the half-year semester mark. Those students who have gotten caught up on credits go back to their home schools and a new set of students who need to make up classes are enrolled....
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    • 24 research in the 1970s . . . claim[ed] that students can learn grammar simply by writing" (Vavra, 1996, p. 32), but there was no evidence to support that from Vavra’s study. In response to that research, Vavra asks, "Where is the research study...
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    • 25 based on the number of errors they found, syntax did improve along with sentence-combining strategies. Studies that used sentence-combining strategies, rather than traditional grammar approach, turned out better student writing results because...
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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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    • 34 Have you already decided on a career? If yes, please specify the career ___ Yes: Career Description- ___ No Do you plan to get your education or training following high school in the state in which you are now living? ___ Yes ___ No Are you...
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    • 34 “1. Writing Strategies, which involves teaching students strategies for planning, revising, and editing their compositions 2. Summarization, which involves explicitly and systematically teaching students how to summarize texts. 3. Collaborative...
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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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    • 41 Scientific Research, Engineering, and Technical Services Careers: Careers/jobs, which involve planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional/technical services. Example Jobs: Engineer (Aerospace, Chemical, Environmental,...
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    • 47 focused on not using logical fallacies, producing a logical argument, and following through with the proper format for that type of essay. Sentence construction was taught afterwards; hence, this assignment was used for two different...
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    • 49 Facebook Argumentative Essay—Assignment #1 after patterns were taught. Figure 3 After the first assignment about Facebook, the first pre-assessment prompt about technology was brought back at the end of the quarter to see if there was...
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    • 50 Technology Argumentative Essay—Assignment #2 Figure 4 After a few more practice lessons with the sentence patterns, students were asked to write another five-paragraph essay based on an activity day presented at the school by community leaders....
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    • 51 Argumentative Essay on Reality Store and Consumer Spending—Assignment #3 Figure 5 A couple of months later, a final writing assessment was given after reading Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Students were required to use the sentence patterns in...
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    • 52 Assessment—Romeo and Juliet Literary Essay and Final Assessment Figure 6 From pre-assessment to final assessment, students improved by 42% when attempting to construct Compound sentences; they improved by 16% when attempting to construct Complex...
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    • 62 Chapter 6 Reflection If I were to teach my sentence patterns over again, I would be more prepared to teach students the different types of phrases and clauses that they could use in the patterns because phrases and clauses are a new requirement...

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