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    • 1 Chapter 1 - Introduction In elementary school, the same nightly homework assignments are given over and over, “Read with your child for 20 minutes each night. This will help with reading practice, and encourage your child to love to read.” This...
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    • 14 (a) the measures have the necessary psychometric characteristics for reliable and valid measurement; (b) the measures are quick to administer and are thus feasible for regular use in school settings; (c) the measures have multiple alternate...
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    • !14 baseball on the outside, though the inside was much softer, but I couldn’t find a good substitute for a bat anywhere. Finally, I settled on a PVC pipe I bought for under a dollar that was the perfect length for a bat. Minutes before the event...
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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 experience meaning, and differentiate between plot and theme, and build overall understanding (Harvey & Goudvis, 2007). Overall, researchers in the 1980s identified and investigated the thinking strategies that changed how we view reading...
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    • 17 received or questions heard. Online, though, purposeful effort from the instructor is needed to reply to an email or communicate acknowledgement to students (Graham, 2004). Student recognition. Graham (2004) also found that online discussion...
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    • 17 the results for the different hypothesis of the study, the DRP was found to be a valid measurement of reading proficiency (Estes & Others, 1989, p. 1-20). Snyder & Others (1993) found conflicting results in their assessment of the DRP test. This...
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    • 19 positive correlation between young people who talk about what they read with their parents, and reading more outside the classroom. In another study involving parents and children reading and reflecting together, participants were asked to use...
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    • 19 school and using a well developed classroom management plan will help teachers to avoid liability issues. Teachers should be advised to develop a classroom management plan with consequences that can be administered exclusively inside the...
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    • 2 develop problem solving strategies that can be applied to various situations throughout life (Fuson et al., 2000). Another study found that students who participated in problem solving instruction performed as well as, or better than, students...
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    • 20 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis was to determine which of two assessments, the DRP (Degrees of Reading Power) or the QRI (Qualitative Reading Inventory), most effectively determined high school students’ reading levels. After...
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    • 21 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. a study of common minerals, their physical and chemical characteristics and methods of determination, with special attention given to the common rock-forming minerals and their associations in the more common rocks....
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    • 21 • positive reading attitudes • greater self-confidence as a reader • pleasure reading in later life • increases general knowledge • a better understanding of cultures • community participation • greater insight into human nature and decision...
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    • 22 effectiveness of the reading comprehension tests studied. The definition for comprehension that the researcher compiled was making meaning from and interacting with the text by using the processes of word recognition, reading fluency, and...
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    • 22 When making discipline decisions concerning a target student, clear and fair rules should be established and regularly enforced. These rules should be fully explained to both the student, and the student’s parent(s). Teachers should stress that...
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    • 23 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this action research study is to examine the effects of teaching expository text to primary grade students with developmental delays. Four different instructional strategies were used to teach all of the...
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    • 23 in language arts and math. There are 30 math assessment questions and 25 language arts assessment questions. Students can see their score at the end of each assessment. Test items were developed and analyzed by university educational...
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    • !23 Method As stated above, I utilized Communication Accommodation Theory for the research component of my Master’s project. Initially, I had proposed that my main source of interactions be students from Hunan Normal University; however, once...
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    • 24 related to the effectiveness of the assessments studied, the data gave more insight into the importance of literacy skills in the higher grade levels. The next step in this study was to administer the DRP and QRI assessments. Scores were...

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