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    • further that they will pay the taxes for 1925 and 1926, under protest, if the City would refund the sale of 1925 and costs and interest accrued in the sale of their property for sewer taxes, and give them a clear title. On motion of Raymond H ....
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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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    • Jan. 20, 1927.. .Gronway Parry and Kumen L. Jones of the Rotary Club, Dr. A . C. Johnson and Moroni Corry of the Chamber of Commerce present. Purpose: assisting the City in adding more water to the system. Suggested that the City take steps at once...
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    • Girls and Relational Aggression 40 Pediatrics, 126(2), 298-305 Kawabata, Y., & Crick, N. (2011). The antecedents of friendship in moderately diverse classrooms; social preference, social impact, and social behavior. International Journal of...
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    • v Acknowledgments I would like to thank Iron County School District, Cedar Middle School, and my principal, Kendall Benson, for giving me permission to conduct this study. I would also like to thank the parents of all the students who were part of...
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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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    • 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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    • 14 believed by Radcliffe and Stephens (2008) that at-risk students may not become adequately prepared for any post-secondary training unless schools join forces with parents and other bodies to promote post-secondary education. The researchers...
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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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    • 11 instruction makes use of meaningful repetition, effective instruction increases the depth of students’ vocabulary knowledge, effective instruction fosters independence” (p. 77-79). Reading Programs and Interventions Involving ELLs While...
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    • 12 literacy has been studied for better understanding and practice but there has not been as much attention to those adolescents who still struggle with content-area reading. One particular study by Denton, Wexler, Vaughn, and Bryan (2008) was...
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    • DAVID’S VS. GOLIATH 38 At the heart of this success is an ability to generate fresh ideas and creative campaigns, a reputation for honesty and hard work, and a strong network of long-established relationships with producers, editors, writers,...
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    • 13 ELLs as well as on EO students. As they set forth with different reading components, their study did confirm that the implementation of the vocabulary intervention in the mainstream classroom positively influenced both ELLs and EO students...
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    • 15 With regard to reading, basic oral English language vocabulary is not enough to help ELLs succeed academically. They may read and speak fluently but if they do not have the breadth and depth of the vocabulary, they struggle. They need to see...
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    • and coke, were sold directly to individual^.^ In Apnl 1862, i spite of the Civil War and al1 the national n humoil, Justice M o d of Vermont introduced the first Congressional Bill against the practice of polygamy into the House of Representatives....
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    • 28 References Bedsworth, W., Colby, S., & Doctor, J. (2006). Reclaiming the American dream. Retrieved from The Bridgespan Group website: http://www.bridgespan.org/LearningCenter/ ResourceDetail.aspx?id=412 Cabrera, A.F. & La Nasa, S.M. (2002)....
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    • 17 Chapter 3 Methodology As Lesaux, Kieffer, Faller, and Kelly (2010) pointed out, “Despite the importance of vocabulary knowledge for older readers and its role in the academic difficulties of many learners, it is rarely an emphasis in middle...
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    • 29 Hektner, J.M. (1995). When moving up implies moving out: Rural adolescent conflict in the transition to adulthood. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 11(1), 3-14. Horn, L.J. & Chen, X. (1998). Toward Resiliency: At-Risk Students Who Make It...
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    • 19 appropriate for that level. The items included in Level 6 address vocabulary knowledge and comprehension skills. The vocabulary subtest measures word decoding and vocabulary knowledge, while sentence comprehension measures the ability to...

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