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    • o Agree o Disagree o Strongly Disagree How many days a week do you write in Language Arts? * o 1 o 2 o 3 o 4 o 5 How many days a week do you handwrite in Language Arts? * o 1 o 2 o 3 o 4 o 5 How many days a week do you write on an iPad in Language...
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    • Effects of a Teacher-Developed, Mainstream Classroom Vocabulary Intervention on Improving Reading Test Scores for English Language Learners and Students Below Grade-Level Reading Proficiency in Sixth Grade A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah...
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    • ii Table of Contents Abstract ......................................................................................................................................... iii List of Tables...
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    • Lunts. She said, "1 have some money that 1 want you to take to Sister Lunt. 1 don? owe her yet but, while 1 have this money on hand, 1 would like you to take it to her." When Sarah opened the door and L i e held out the handkerchief to her, Sarah...
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    • Appendix B Language Arts Teacher Survey Grades 7-8 given through a Google Drive survey Writing in Language Arts-Teacher Survey * Required My students like to write.* o Strongly Agree o Agree o Disagree o Strongly Disagree Writing on iPads is...
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    • iii Abstract This study investigated the effectiveness of a reading vocabulary intervention implemented in a mainstream classroom with middle school students. Participants were 25 students in sixth grade who were either ELLs or below grade-level...
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    • o Strongly Agree o Agree o Disagree o Strongly Disagree I have time to read all that students write.* o Strongly Agree o Agree o Disagree o Strongly Disagree I have been given training on iPads.* o Strongly Agree o Agree o Disagree o Strongly...
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    • o 3 o 4 o 5 How many days a week do you handwrite in Language Arts? * o 1 o 2 o 3 o 4 o 5 How many days a week do you write on an iPad in Language Arts? * o 1 o 2 o 3 o 4 o 5 What do students handwrite?* Check all that apply o Journals o Essays o...
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    • hun back to camp on the end of the rope. Instead of telling the soldiers to shoot him, this time 1just pulled out my pistol, without saying anything, and dropped the steer for them to take care of They came running up and said, 'Why did you shoot...
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction Over the years, there has been an influx of non-English speaking individuals in the United States. These individuals come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. They include immigrants, refugees, and international...
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    • 7th Grade Language Arts Only-For second quarter of the 2013-2014 what were the grades of your students in Language Arts? Fill out all grades that apply to what you teach. How many students received 8th Grade Language Arts Only-For second quarter of...
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    • 2 beginning-of-the-year to their mid-year scores on the Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GRADE) to determine if the vocabulary intervention was a successful tool for helping them improve in reading achievement. Research...
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    • Appendix C Language Arts Teacher Survey Results Writing on iPads is beneficial to students Strongly Agree 0 0% Agree 4 67% Disagree 2 33% Strongly Disagree 0 0% My students like to write. Strongly Agree 0 0% Agree 3 50% Disagree 3 50% 56
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    • 3 Chapter 2 Literature Review The focus of this literature review was on adolescent ELLs in terms of reading struggles and comprehension in the American mainstream classroom and what can be done in the classroom to help meet their current needs. In...
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    • 4 was called the Bilingual Education Act. This Act “provided funding to establish bilingual programs for students who did not speak English and who were economically poor” (Carrasquillo, Kucer & Abrams, 2004, p. 2). Following this Act was the court...
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    • 5 disadvantage compared to fellow classmates who are native English speakers. “These students are not only required to compete with native speakers of English with respect to academic or literacy related language skills, they must also acquire the...
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    • 6 with but the expectation is still there for them to pass all required tests at grade level as set forth by agencies at the local, state, and national levels. Literacy and Vocabulary Unfortunately, according to Kamil (2003), more than 25 percent...
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    • 7 Vocabulary struggles are hard enough for many native English students but for ELLs the struggle becomes more difficult, particularly for those students who enter school for the first time at a higher grade. Many times it looks as if students are...
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    • Strongly Agree 0 0% Agree 6 100% Disagree 0 0% Strongly Disagree 0 0% How many days a week do you write in Language Arts? 1 0 0% 2 1 17% 3 0 0% 4 3 50% 5 2 33% How many days a week do you handwrite in Language Arts? 61
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    • 8 Vocabulary Breadth and Depth According to Wallace (2007), English-only (EO) students know basic words that usually never require instruction; these are known as Tier 1 words. Educators need to make sure that ELLs know these words and understand...

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