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    • 1908, page 36

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    • 36 SOUTHERN BRANCH Typewriting. The work includes instruction in the care and mechanism of the typewriter; exercises in the fingering, practice in writing business letters, legal forms, specifications, tabulated statements, and general work...
    • 1909, page 40

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    • 40 SOUTHERN BRANCH. corporations, business papers, liens, guaranty, insurance, real estate and personal property. Three hours per week throughout the year. Commercial Geography. A course in Commercial Geography will be given to those who...
    • 1910, page 47

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    • 47 tures are, no position, writing, no shading, and no detatching of vowels. These advantages enable the student to master the principle in a short time and to begin work from dictation early in the course. Daily throughout the year. ...
    • 1911, page 44

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    • 44 specifications, tabulated statements, and general work and manifold writing. Daily throughout the year. Business Law. This course embraces a study of the laws governing the transaction of business in the world of commerce, including a...
    • 1912, page 49

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    • 49 Business Law. This course embraces a study of the laws governing the transaction of business in the world of commerce, including a knowledge of contracts, sales, agency, partnership, corporations, business papers, liens, guaranty,...
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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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    • 2 have been completely transformed and are irreversible. The ways in which ELLs from low SES backgrounds interact and associate with the digital era was also addressed. The results of this research will help educators yield a deeper appreciation...
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    • 4 school connection and the HLEs of these students are just some of the reasons for these remarkable academic achievements. Delimitations This study did not collect data from any schools other than Dixie Sun Elementary. It focused on ELLs in the...
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    • 5 reading, writing, and listening as outlined in the Utah Core Curriculum. These tests are an integral component of U-PASS (Utah Performance Assessment System for Students) and the federal No Child Left Behind legislation. Digital literacies:...
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    • 6 Home-literacy environment (HLE): The literacy experiences in the home in which a child participates and observes before formal reading and writing instruction. It also refers to the continued literacy experiences a child is exposed to at...
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    • 7 assessment is to provide educators with a total proficiency score for use in their schools, districts, and state, as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Students will be assessed in the four language acquisition modalities of...
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    • 29 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this research project was to investigate whether the connection between literacy achievement among English language learners (ELLs) from low socio-economic status (SES) families and their home-literacy...
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    • 30 English language proficiency and literacy skills, and were based on a 5-point scale: pre-emergent = 1, emergent = 2, intermediate = 3, advanced = 4, and fluent = 5. Table 1 Student Participant Selection Based on CRT and UALPA Scores CRT...
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    • 31 Instrumentation Questionnaires, language arts scores from end-of-level CRTs, UALPA scores, free and reduced lunch data (Title I), and ethnographic case studies were used to examine the connections between home-literacy environments and literacy...
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    • 34 Chapter 4 Results Qualitative and quantitative research methods were used for data collection in this research project to answer questions about the high degree of variability in HLEs among ELLs from low-SES families. Investigative measures,...
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    • 50 Chapter 5 Discussion This chapter is outlined by first revisiting the problem and issues and why they are important to this final discussion. Next, the similarities and differences between the results of this study and that of others are...
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    • 51 for ELLs from low-SES backgrounds to succeed. There is a group of low-SES ELLs who have managed to break through these barriers between home and school and have excelled academically. The home visits conducted in this research have revealed the...
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    • 52 study relate to how the researcher carried out data collection because of the qualitative characteristics of the observations of the HLEs. What was discovered in both studies is the high degree of variation within literacy environments among...
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    • 54 century students experience literacy, especially linguistically diverse students from low-SES households. Nearly every parent marked they had a home computer with access to the Internet, and more than half the students marked that they used...
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    • 56 interventions for ELLs with low literacy scores is another way this research has been applied to the learning environment of the classroom to increase literacy experiences. When children interact with multi-literacies, there are high levels of...

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