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    • & EUen, 175; wife visits, 202; came to Cedar City, 228; 1865 visits Cedar, 254; letter from Henry, 259; presides at conference, 269; makes Henry a pamarch, 290, trip with B. Young, 293; death, 301 Smith, Jesse N. , 278; County Clerk, 287; S....
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    • 1 , 1920 for t h e following: 1. $9000 to install a modern a n d complete s t r e e t lighting system, owned a n d controlled b y t h e 2. $14,000 for establishing a n d improving t h e City City. Park. 3. $50,000 for increasing, improving,...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Our world, and surrounding environment, is nearly all technology based. Using modern technology in a classroom environment seems inevitable. The main issues of this research study are whether the use of technology truly...
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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction – Nature of the Problem It is well known that students go through what is commonly referred to as “the fourth grade slump.” Research presented by Hall, Sabey, & McClellan (2005) and Fang (2008) has shown that this “slump”...
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    • 10 and apply comprehension strategies on their own during reading, therefore making the text more meaningful. Instruction in reading expository text must be planned and well thought out to promote student thought throughout the reading to result in...
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    • 11 Limited early exposure is a factor that can easily be remedied by all teachers. Children need to experience expository texts through seeing, hearing, reading, and writing, prior to when they are expected to comprehend the material within the...
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    • 12 (2007) attempted to help second grade students assimilate the new information they learned by utilizing Talking Drawings. In this study, students were asked to draw a picture of the topic prior to the lesson. Many of the drawings depicted...
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    • 13 will help students become more successful in their vocabulary usage. Therefore, tier two words should make up a majority of the vocabulary instruction. Tier three words are specific, technical terms that are important in understanding the topic...
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    • 15 get an idea about the topic. The students, using the pictures as guides, make predictions about the text and its contents. Just as picture walks are associated with narrative text, text feature walks should be associated with expository text...
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    • 17 of structure and organize it, they are better equipped to comprehend the information presented in the text (Moss, 2004) When presenting students with text passages, the passages should be selected with great care. The text needs to be well...
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    • 2 knowledge. Students are explicitly taught in the younger grades how to identify characters, setting, and plot. Students entering fourth grade are provided with textbooks in the areas of Social Studies and Science. They are asked to read the...
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    • 35 References Bell, L., Jones, D., King, J., Nicholson, C., & Pinks, A. (2007). May the Force Be Whiteboard!. Mathematics Teaching Incorporating Micromath, (203), 27-29. Retrieved from EBSCOhost. Byrd, D. (2005). Sixteen Whiteboards Captures...
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    • 41 Hall, T., Strangman, N. & Meyer, A. (2011). Differentiated instruction and implications for UDL implementation. National Center on Accessing Instructional Materials. Retrieved from...
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    • 51 Chapter 5 Discussion This action research study was designed to assess the results of teaching expository text comprehension to primary grade students with disabilities. In teaching it is critical to identify which instructional strategies are...
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    • 54 Text features was the second most effective strategy resulting in a gain of 6.50 points with a 107.44% increase. This may be attributed to the large amount of time participants spent predicting about the text. Through the predicting and studying...
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    • 6 Chapter 2 Literature Review The National Center of Educational Statistics concluded that more than two thirds of students are not proficient readers (Biancarosa, 2005). This is a staggering statistic that leads one to question. How can teachers...

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