Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
floor of the colorful, fanciful canyon. We observed manzanita (a sign of elevation and history of the area), and picked up a few fossil snails in some limestone. Dashing up switchbacks, we emerged at the rim of the canyon, having glimpsed into a...
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S. A. R. Winner
The most important speaking event of the school year was the S. A. R.
Oratorical contest sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution. This
When children enter school, they bring an array of experiences and background
knowledge to the classroom as they try to understand their new world of learning in the academic
world away from home. In terms of literacy,...
reading achievement among children across most of the countries, and that higher economic
levels of a country were related to richer home-literacy environments, whereas lower economic
levels were associated with poorer home-literacy...
that curriculum standards are taught and students are prepared for end-of-level tests, such as the
CRTs. However, if educators recognize that another priority of teaching should be to learn about
the HLEs, home communities, and the cultural...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
every day = 5. High ELLs used their computers to access digital literacies 23% more than low
ELLs. It is important to note that both groups of ELLs took advantage of digital literacies in the
HLE. More than half of both high and low ELLs who had...
This chapter is outlined by first revisiting the problem and issues and why they are
important to this final discussion. Next, the similarities and differences between the results of
this study and that of others are...
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...
interventions for ELLs with low literacy scores is another way this research has been applied to
the learning environment of the classroom to increase literacy experiences. When children
interact with multi-literacies, there are high levels of...
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Doctrine and Covenants in section 132, The Lord explained that the principle of plural marriage, as part of a “new and everlasting covenant” was an essential principle of salvation. As such, it was imperative for Joseph...
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marriage in peace. From this time forward, the Work maintained a congregation in Salt Lake City and one in Short Creek.
As Lorin Woolley grew older, he understood that it would be important to reorganize the high priesthood...
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’40’s and ‘50’s, which had broken their families apart for up to ten years. Understandably, the Centennial Park Action Committee (CPAC) tentatively began shedding light on their lifestyle that was considered strange,...
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purposes for practicing polygamy. Their work gave a holistic and broadly based understanding of what life was like for people in the two fundamentalist communities in which they worked.
To establish the...
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Because discrimination has become more amorphous, it is more difficult to precisely identify and acknowledge (Camara & Orbe, 2010; Bosmajian, 1983).
In addition to combating biased language, members of peripheral or...