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A Guide For Best Practices In English 9 Essentials: Literature Strand, Marlene Y. Daly Aug 2008

A Guide For Best Practices In English 9 Essentials: Literature Strand, Marlene Y. Daly

All Regis University Theses

This project provides an overview of the English 9 Essentials program and examines that program through the lens of best practices for each strand of the curriculum. Once the English 9 Essentials program was reviewed, it was determined that the curriculum should be enhanced by the addition of a literature strand using the principles of The Parallel Curriculum Model (Tomlinson et al., 2002) [PMC] and Understanding by Design (Wiggins & McTighe, 2005) [UbD]. The tenants of PMC and UbD were explained and evaluated. These two design methodologies were then applied to creating an overview for the literature strand of English 9 ...


Identification Of Learning Barriers Affecting English Reading Comprehension Instruction, As Perceived By Esl Undergraduates In Thailand, Chayapon Chomchaiya, Katie Dunworth Jan 2008

Identification Of Learning Barriers Affecting English Reading Comprehension Instruction, As Perceived By Esl Undergraduates In Thailand, Chayapon Chomchaiya, Katie Dunworth

EDU-COM International Conference

Facility in English language reading comprehension is essential for learners of English as a second language, since English is the international language of written (as well as spoken) communication for business, science and technology. In Thailand, as acknowledged in the literature, learners of English as a second language often experience considerable difficulties with reading. There are many reasons for this, but, given the importance of reading to the development of language proficiency, it is of great importance to identify ways in which student learning can be enhanced. This paper reports on a project that sought to obtain specific information from ...


The Effect Of Instruction In Orthographic Conventions And Morphological Features On The Reading Fluency And Comprehension Skills Of High-School Freshmen, Alicia Roberts Frank Jan 2008

The Effect Of Instruction In Orthographic Conventions And Morphological Features On The Reading Fluency And Comprehension Skills Of High-School Freshmen, Alicia Roberts Frank

Doctoral Dissertations

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Experiences And Perspectives Of African American Students And Their Parents In A Two-Way Spanish Immersion Program, Michele Anberg-Espinosa Jan 2008

Experiences And Perspectives Of African American Students And Their Parents In A Two-Way Spanish Immersion Program, Michele Anberg-Espinosa

Doctoral Dissertations

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Japanese Students' Autonomy In Learning English As A Foreign Language In Out-Of-School Settings, Kimiyoshi Inomata Jan 2008

Japanese Students' Autonomy In Learning English As A Foreign Language In Out-Of-School Settings, Kimiyoshi Inomata

Doctoral Dissertations

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The Effect Of Responsiveness To Intervention Tier 2 On Underachieving Students In Vocabulary Development At The Secondary Level, Elizabeth Gail Kirby Jan 2008

The Effect Of Responsiveness To Intervention Tier 2 On Underachieving Students In Vocabulary Development At The Secondary Level, Elizabeth Gail Kirby

Doctoral Dissertations

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The Sound Of Ink : A Bakhtinian Analysis Of Expressive Intonation In Written Feedback On Essays Of First And Second Language Community College Students Of English Composition, Robertson Scott Erskine Jan 2008

The Sound Of Ink : A Bakhtinian Analysis Of Expressive Intonation In Written Feedback On Essays Of First And Second Language Community College Students Of English Composition, Robertson Scott Erskine

Doctoral Dissertations

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