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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 3 This study took place at ABC Elementary School in South Jordan, Utah. This study involved students in 3rd grade. The participants in this study involved students and students with disabilities. Delimitations This study...
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    • i Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction .......................................................................................................1 Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting ..........................1 Research...
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    • ii Chapter 5: Discussion .......................................................................................................51 Overall Effectiveness of Expository Text Comprehension Instruction .................51 Limitations of Assessments...
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    • iv List of Figures Figure 1: Comparing PALS 1-3 Pre and Post Assessments ..............................................39 Figure 2: PALS 1-3 Individual Pre and Post Assessments ................................................40 Figure 3: Individual...
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    • Table of Contents List of Tables ..................................................................................................................................v List of Figures...
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    • 3 phenomenon known as math anxiety (Zietner, Yetkiner & Thompson, 2010). In a destructive cycle, math anxiety then gives rise more failure, translating into very real deficiencies when performance is assessed (Thaler, Kazemi & Wood, 2010)....
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    • Nov. 16. 1876.. .Petition of John V. Adams and 228 o t h e r s praying t h a t no more licenses be g r a n t e d for t h e disposal of intoxicating d r i n k s was r e a d . On motion, the wishes of said petitioners were accepted. Dec. 7, 1876. ....
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    • Sept 5 , 1 9 4 0 ...Mr. and M r s . Lamont E. Tueller, Mrs. Cora Pace, Mrs. Elbert, M r s . Lillian Corry, Frank Jackson, Tom Mosdell, and William Flannigan met again with the Council to protest against holding softball games at night on the...
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    • 19 Retelling. Unlike summarizing, a retell is a recall of everything that was remembered from the reading. In a retelling the student is not concerned with the main idea and supporting details, but is instead concerned with the content as a whole....
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    • 20 Due to the complex nature of summaries, some students may require a paragraph frame. The paragraph frame consists of three to four sentences containing blanks for students to fill in with their newly acquired information. Students are initially...
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    • 21 The Four-Part Lesson Cycle created by Montelongo et al. (2010) addressed vocabulary, text structure, modified sentence completion, and rewriting the text. This four-step cycle spanned a five-week period and showed a significant amount...
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    • 16 In a study involving children with specific learning disabilities, three children were selected and taught the “Touch Math” system. Next followed an intervention phase where the students were offered support as they solved addition and...
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    • 18 from learning with dance was the improvement that the school children exhibited on standardized tests in all areas. When compared with schools of similar socio-economic status, the “Minds in Motion” school had much higher test scores. The...
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    • 25 second grade level science and social studies core curriculums. The timeline of steps required to complete the study were as follows: 1. Administration of the pre-assessments on expository text comprehension, two days. 2. Whole class lessons...
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    • 19 stepping, chanting and clapping as they read. After the kinesthetic exercise, students wrote a small paragraph that showed their comprehension of the reading (Peebles, 2007). Ms. Peebles is also an advocate for reader’s theater, which encourages...
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    • 27 was also asked to verbalize why they identified the text as either narrative or expository. Although this instruction lasted only two class sessions, the introduction of texts as either expository or narrative prepared the students for the study...
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    • 21 . Problems with this study include the unnatural environment of being in a quiet room while being videotaped, the variable of the suggestion that the toy might help the students focus, and the very small student sample. In another example...
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    • 28 approach that is a combination of the other three instructional strategies, vocabulary, text features, and text structure. The instructors were each given an outline of instruction to follow (see Appendix D), a graphic organizer geared toward...
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    • 22 Admittedly, just as evidence is lacking for learning-styles based teaching, there is also a dearth of hard evidence supporting the use of kinesthetic strategies in the classroom. Existing studies are small, limited, and inconclusive. Although...

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