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1991

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The College at Brockport: State University of New York

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Spelling Development Through Creative Writing, Kim Marie Gagie Aug 1991

Spelling Development Through Creative Writing, Kim Marie Gagie

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the spelling development of students whose spelling lists originate from their creative writing.


An Investigation Of First Grade Students/Perceptions Of And Attitudes Toward Reading, Judy Dibattisto-Azzolino Jul 1991

An Investigation Of First Grade Students/Perceptions Of And Attitudes Toward Reading, Judy Dibattisto-Azzolino

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study was conducted in order to investigate and compare first grade students/perceptions of and attitudes toward reading.

The subjects consisted of 110 first grade students. These participants were asked to complete a ten-question attitude survey and also answer ten interview questions concerning reading. These oral responses were tape recorded and transcribed.

The surveys and interviews were then examined and condensed. Responses to questions were descriptively analyzed and divided into categories. Percentages of similar responses were reported. These percentages varied among the questions.


The Effects Of A Sustained Silent Reading Program On The Reading Attitudes And Habits Of Second Grade Students, Laura A. Siracuse May 1991

The Effects Of A Sustained Silent Reading Program On The Reading Attitudes And Habits Of Second Grade Students, Laura A. Siracuse

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) program on the reading attitudes and habits of second grade students.

The subjects were two second grade classes from a suburban school in western New York. The control group of 25 students participated in a reading program using the basal and children's literature. The treatment group of 26 students participated in a reading program using the basal and children's literature plus. a daily fifteen minute period of SSR. The treatment group participated in SSR for ten weeks.

The modified Estes Reading Attitude ...


Invented Spelling And Reading Achievement, Laurie Chaplen Lopez Mar 1991

Invented Spelling And Reading Achievement, Laurie Chaplen Lopez

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if first graders, invented spelling and Marie Clay’s Concepts of Print test, used together and separately, are significant predictors of future reading achievement. The study also compared the prediction ability of an invented spelling stage to the prediction ability of the Concepts of Print test.

The subjects of this study comprised 39 first graders from two classrooms in a rural Western New York school.

During the month of September, invented spelling samples from the subjects’ journals were analyzed and categorized into stages. In addition, classroom teachers administered the Concepts of Print ...


Revisions To Secondary Social Studies, The College At Brockport, College Senate Jan 1991

Revisions To Secondary Social Studies, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

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