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    • manufacture of iron. Drama, for which Cedar has now become nationally known, was a favorite interest and avocation of the townspeople from the earliest days. Amusements, recreations of various kinds, and celebrations of important events livened up...
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    • was going to take the Battalion and use them up before they could get down through the canyons. 1 am perfectly aware that in al1 settlements 1 visited in the south, Fiilmore included, one single sentence is enough to put every man in motion; in...
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    • caught and arrested the man. Later, when his trial was to be held in Beaver, Mr. Phillips sent for Lehi to be a witness. Here he met the famous cattle rustler, Jim hlarshall, who had helonged to the Ku Klux Klan during the Civil War and was the...
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    • Writing with pen and pencil should not be completely forgotten. According to Snell: Writing with pen and paper felt appreciably different from typing. My mind would try to race ahead, but my pen could only go so fast. I ended up considering every...
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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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    • 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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    • Structured Sentence Patterns and Improved Student Writing A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Education August 2012 By Christina Bishop Crawford Thesis...
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    • List of Tables Table 1: Number of Sentence Pattern Constructions—Facebook Essay...........................71 Table 2: Number of Sentence Pattern Constructions—Technology Essay........................72 Table 3: Number of Sentence Pattern...
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    • Figures Figure 1: Sentence Patterns................................................................................................41 Figure 2: Pre-Assessment...
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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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    • 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 agreement and pronoun-antecedent agreement (CCSS, p.56). It also states that the use of punctuation should be mastered by the 4th grade, but it doesn’t say exactly what punctuation rules should be taught until 6th grade; and, at that point, the...
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    • 9 desired career and college readiness results. Some view this gap as an opportunity for teachers to maintain freedom to develop individual and creative lessons. In order to achieve success, though, a strong and concise understanding of what and...
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    • 10 the new core standards while also using specific grammar, punctuation, phrases and clauses as required by the Core Curriculum State Standards. (Please see definitions for specifics.) Setting The setting for this study is in a regular 9th grade...
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    • 11 together (i.e. for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). Common Core State Standards- The new curriculum adopted by Utah to be in practice by 2014 and used by forty-three other states in the union. Conjunctive Adverb- A word like “however” that joins...
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    • 12 Simple Sentence- A sentence that has a subject, verb, sometimes an object and represented by the abbreviation “SV” for subject-verb or “IC” for independent clause. Six-Traits of Writing- six characteristics for good writing approved by the...
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    • 16 Also in the 1800s, Edgar Allen Poe, a famous nineteenth century author said, “Even where the sense is perfectly clear, a sentence may be deprived of half its force—its spirit—its point by improper punctuation” (as quoted in Shaw, 1963, p. 15);...
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    • 17 was available to define grammar’s purpose. It was not until the twentieth century that linguists and teachers really started diving into the realm of research to discover how the English language’s structure should work most effectively. The...
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    • 18 “transforming” the way we view sentence construction (Kolln & Hancock, 2005, p12). Before that time, there was a set number of sentence patterns that students learned to use in their writing. After Chomsky, evidence supported the fact that...
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    • 20 which is first, Prewrite; second, Write; third, Revise; fourth, Edit; and finally, Publish. As paradigms shifted, “The writing process was at the heart of the student-centered composition class, where the product was de-emphasized, along with a...

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