Phi Alpha Beta Xi Lambda Tail
'T^HE Phi Alpha Betas were char-tered
in 1923 as the first organ-ization
of its kind on the campus.
The Beta objectives are to pro-mote
social activities, womanhood,
and scholarship among women stu-dents
of the Branch...
CARL T. Cox WILLIAM DALTON HOWARD THOMPSON
THURMAN PRYOR JOHN R. ADAMS
College Stock Jud^in^ Team
HE College team, in competition with the
U. A. C. team, scored a double victory in
that they won first place as a team...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
headline 'Young Democrats Hear G.O.P. Scored," carried the following quote from Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York urging the audience to ''be Democrats by conviction as well as by inheritance" and that on...
somewhat disappointing discovery was that even when the researcher was actively
involved in providing additional daily support, the students’ scores, as a whole, increased
From this disappointing discovery, the researcher came to...
Looking back at this project, I have been able to witness, first hand, the important
role that parents play in their child’s academic success. As a teacher I understood that
those students that did not receive help from...
for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of
socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as
having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
The researcher formed three academically equal groups of students from the
kindergarten class based on the literacy ability of the students as shown on the mid-year DIBELS
assessment. These groups were formed, as closely as possible,...
represented their feelings toward reading homework. The happy/feliz face was awarded four
points, the okay/mas o menos face was scored at three points, the worried/preocupado face was
given two points, and the not good/no muy bien face was...
The DIBELS scores of Spanish-speaking ESL kindergarten students in this class saw
varying rates of success. All students who at mid-year were given the highest designation of At
or Above Benchmark, or proficient readers for kindergarten level,...
Results and Explanations
The composite scores in the reading portion of the MAP assessment showed double and
triple the expected gains by students who read from the SETHL. Total non-readers achieved
expected growth of 4 points, while students...
Delimitations This study did not attempt to determine how to best teach comprehension and/or which programs were most effective to improve adolescent literacy skills. The study did not focus on understanding how students best learn or which...
Fewster, & McCormick (2010) further stated that “approximately eight million adolescents struggled with reading” (p. 636).
High School (9th to 12th Grade)
Cassidy, Valadez, Garrett, & Barrera (2010) reported that adolescent literacy is a hot...
the results for the different hypothesis of the study, the DRP was found to be a valid measurement of reading proficiency (Estes & Others, 1989, p. 1-20).
Snyder & Others (1993) found conflicting results in their assessment of the DRP test. This...
McCabe, Margolis, & Barenbaum (2001) conducted a study that compared the Woodcock - Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery-Revised (WJ-R) and the QRI-II tests. The researchers discussed the importance of providing students with materials that were...
Overview of Administration of Study
The two tests researched, the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) and the Qualitative Reading Inventory (QRI), were chosen for various reasons. First, the researcher’s school district is...
average. They scored between 70% to 86% on the core test and between 16 – 24 on the ACT, if applicable. Group L was made up of students with a GPA ranging from 3.33 – 4.0, or a B+ to A average. These students scored a B+ or higher percentage...
The participants took the DRP first. They were given the same instructions: read the text selection and select the word that fits best and makes the most meaning in the sentence/paragraph. To complete the test, they were given...
All students were given the same DRP test, which was standard for all groups. As can be seen in Table 4.6 (pg 37), 10 of 12 students (83%) scored above a 9th grade level for reading comprehension, with half of the students scoring just above the...
self-reported as being a good reader, reading between 30 minutes to one hour a day. The other student who scored on a 5.8 grade equivalent level on the DRP also highly agreed with the results of the test at 9 out of 10 and reported being a good...
of texts was chosen to enhance the accuracy of determining the students’ reading comprehension levels. A select few were also asked to read a narrative passage to measure reading fluency and words-correct-per-minute to give the researcher a...