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    • Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this study was to investigate how writing assignments change when iPads are used in instruction, did the type of writing teachers assign change, and did students’ attitudes towards writing change? The research...
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    • From your observations, do students write better quality (fewer errors, address the topic better) with iPads or handwritten? Why? Student's in general have fewer errors and writing is more legible using iPads. About equal. My 7th graders make more...
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    • 3 1. With explicit instruction, did students’ comprehension of expository text improve? 2. Which instructional strategy was most effective in teaching expository text to primary grade students with disabilities? This study offers further insight...
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    • 5 • “Learning to Read” Stage- This is the period in school when children are acquiring basic reading skills. Skills include phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency. This stage usually occurs between kindergarten and third grade. • “Reading to...
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    • 58 frontloaded new vocabulary. After seeing all of the strategies that are incorporated in text features instruction, it did not seem so unusual that they scored higher than the vocabulary and text structure groups. During instruction, participants...
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    • 64 received in this action research, help the students as they enter into the upper elementary grades?” A follow-up study could also be conducted when these same participants enter the fourth grade in order to determine whether the attempts of...
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    • 68 Williams, J. P. (2005). At-risk second graders can improve their comprehension of compare/contrast text. Teaching Exceptional Children, 37(3), 58-61. Yopp, R. H., & Yopp, H. K. (2000). Sharing informational text with young readers. The Reading...
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    • GREEK MYTHOLOGY IN SECONDARY EDUCATION 14 from toxins in the sarcophagus to poisonous bat droppings. This is another excellent way to engage students in mythology. Though the lesson is geared for 3rd through 5th graders, it can easily be modified...
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    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Pea Pickers: Captain Marilyn (Plowg) Plowgian, 1157 Wilmington Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah, had the singular distinction of being the only female captain in our group, and she conducted her captainship with success: the Pea Pickers were the only...
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    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • Scorpions: Captain Lee Dennison, 964 Hollywood Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah, amazed us all with his limitless energy. No sooner had his boat tied up than he was off running agilely over the rocks and boulders. Due to currents, and other sundry...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 17 administered the test again (Davidson & Powell, 2010). During the next three sessions, the students completed three different math tests. The first form of the test given allowed the students to finish in ten minutes....
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 24 The 81 subjects included 41 eight year olds and 38 nine year olds. Among the subjects were 65 Caucasians, four Asians four Pacific Islander, three Hispanic, two American Indian and one African American third graders....
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 40 Appendix A Parent Consent Letter Dear Parents, Your child is invited to take part in a research study project about how listening to background music can have an affect on their on-task performance and levels in mood....
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    • 11 together (i.e. for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). Common Core State Standards- The new curriculum adopted by Utah to be in practice by 2014 and used by forty-three other states in the union. Conjunctive Adverb- A word like “however” that joins...
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    • 12 Simple Sentence- A sentence that has a subject, verb, sometimes an object and represented by the abbreviation “SV” for subject-verb or “IC” for independent clause. Six-Traits of Writing- six characteristics for good writing approved by the...
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    • 17 combinations which might help the students understand the concepts the teacher wishes to communicate (Watson, 2005). Purposeful Kinesthetics in Non-Math Disciplines Though not widely applied in the field of mathematics, purposeful, related...
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    • viii Acknowledgments I am forever grateful for the guidance and support I received for this project. It was born from a class discussion in Dr. Lee Montgomery’s class and adeptly advised by him. I am appreciative for his interest in the topic and...
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    • PERCEIVED OUTCOMES OF TLIM PROGRAM 23 Why fifth grade? The literature has shown that as early as third grade, schooling becomes dominated by the increased demands of annual high-stakes testing and accountability, more advanced academic content, and...
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    • PERCEIVED OUTCOMES OF TLIM PROGRAM 24 when they see their peers mastering the skills and knowledge they are lacking. In this stage children learn to juggle demands not only from school but also from home, friends, and extracurricular activities. If...

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