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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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    • Using the Yearly ProgressPro™ Curriculum-Based Measurement Program to Close English Language Learners’ Achievement Gap A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of...
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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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    • 3 person is limited in learning opportunities and lacks the skills necessary to create communication beyond what he or she hears. Now, as an English teacher, this teacher-researcher wonders how much grammar to teach each year. The current Utah...
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    • GREEK MYTHOLOGY IN SECONDARY EDUCATION 11 Cultural Myths and Their Relation to Teaching Civilization Origins – Egyptian C.S. Littleton explains in minute detail the histories of numerous mythologies in his work Mythology (2002). During the most...
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    • 4 receives assistance through Title 1 funds. Currently, there are 754 students who attend Cherry Hill; 72% of these students are native English speakers while 28% are ELLs. Purpose of the Study The purpose of this thesis was (a) to compare 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 Another identifying factor in at-risk students was low Personal Development Test scores. Cassel (2003) administered the Personal Development Test to over 1,000 incarcerated adults and juveniles (equally divided). The state also tested 2,100...
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    • 4 Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CCSS, http://www.corestandards.org, 2011). After the Utah State Office of Education presented this new curriculum manual...
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    • 5 Definition of Terms Definitions of terms relevant to this study include the following:  Achievement gap: The disparity in academic achievement between different groups of students, especially groups defined by race/ethnicity, disability,...
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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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