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    • No pirates no princesses 86 K: DEFINITELY, WELL YOU KNOW MOST WOMEN WORK A JOB AND AT THIS POINT IN TIME MY CHILDREN DON‘T WORK A JOB AND THAT‘S FINE, BUT AT SOME POINT, THEY MIGHT WANT TO WORK A JOB AND ITS AS BIG AN ISSUE AS WHEN THEY GO TO...
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    • 4 sixth grade. The DIBELS assessment is given in K-6 classrooms three times per year. It is an individualized test with the proctor working one-on-one with students to assess their growth throughout the year (Good, R. H., & Kaminski, R. A.,...
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    • 5 Lihikai School, a Hawaii District public school in Kahului, Hawaii, to teach first grade. The next summer, she moved back to Utah to teach first grade at Canyon View Elementary School in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. She taught there for three years...
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    • 3 Purpose of the Study The purpose of this thesis was to discover if implementing a Spanish-English take-home library, or SETHL, would increase reading test scores as well as increase positive attitudes toward reading for Hispanic ELL kindergarten...
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    • 4 show the implications of the rate at which each group progresses. Past research has monitored the progress of students, but has concentrated on risk factors and/or just one ability group. The purpose of this study was to examine the academic...
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    • 75 Guthrie, J.T., (2001). Contexts for engagement and motivation in reading. Reading Online, 4(8). Retrieved from: http://www.readingonline.org/articles/handbook/guthrie/ Guthrie, J.T., Wigfield, A. Metsala, J.L, & Cox, K. E. (1999) Motivational...
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 71 Vietnam, you’re dead.” Although this interviewee never encountered this soldier after basic training, this abuse left an indelible mark on this man that lasted for decades and contributed to his desire to live in an...
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    • 2 categorized as a high-poverty, Title I school, with all of the students qualifying for free lunch (B. Moser, personal communication, October 8, 2010). Research has shown that there can be positive growth in reading achievement when students, even...
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction The home-literacy environment (HLE) plays a vital role in language and literacy development for all children before they enter kindergarten and throughout the rest of their school years. Studies have shown that when children...
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    • 3 INCLUSION: IN SERVICE TRAINING handicapped students, rather those students with a mild/moderate disability. The observing of students was limited to ten mild/moderate students from Monroe Elementary School. The questionnaire was limited to classroo...
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    • 3 practice of grouping students by ability, interest, or another similarity and changing instructional approaches according to each academic group’s needs (Hall, Strangman, & Meyer, 2003). This method can be applied in whole-group or individual...
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    • 56 Appendix A: Parental Permission Letter (Spanish) 25 de enero, 2011 Estimados padres, Su hijo/a esta invitado a participar en un estudio que implica el tener una biblioteca en casa para los de Kínder (Kindergarten Take-Home Library). La Sra....
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    • 55 from a variety of schools within Washington County School District, or even within the entire state of Utah, were beyond the scope of this investigation but would have helped to add more insight with the results. Practical Significance Because...
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    • 55 Appendix A: Parental Permission Letter (English) Date January 25, 2011 Dear Parents, Your child is being invited to take part in a research study involving a kindergarten take-home library. Mrs. Sheila Howe, a teacher at Madison Elementary and a...
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    • 3 Relations. These stages describe students’ spelling behavior as they move from one level of word knowledge to the next. Alphabetic Spelling: consonants, short vowels, segmentations, which compasses the period in time from kindergarten and first...
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction The National Center for Education reports that a large percentage of the rise in minority enrollment in elementary schools is because of the growth in the number of Hispanic students (NCES The National Center for Education,...
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    • 4 Another purpose of this study was to better involve parents in the decision-making concerning discipline measures taken when assisting target students. Research has shown, “students whose parents are involved in their education often show...
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    • 2 Background, Significance, and Purpose Setting Before students start their kindergarten year in the local school district, they are given a series of individual kindergarten assessments. During this 25 minute appointment, the student...
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    • 53 Northwest Evaluation Association [NWEA]. (2011). Computer-based adaptive assessments. Retrieved September 13, 2011, from http://www.nwea.org/ Ogden School Foundation. (2010). Ogden City Schools Demographics. Retrieved September 27, 2010, from...
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    • 52 Appendix B Kindergarten Teacher Questionnaire Kindergarten Teachers’ Beliefs About Students’ Academic Progression 1. What is your gender? Male Female 2. What is your race? White African-American Hispanic Asian Native American...

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