The results of this study demonstrate that a classroom teacher can substantially increase at-risk students' knowledge of written language using the combined SBE and LEA weekly routine. Importantly, this intervention resulted in placing seven students, who entered first grade with markedly less print related knowledge than their peers, at or above grade level status by the end of first grade. This is supported by the quantitative results, which indicated significant improvement in all measures of reading.CHAPTER THREE DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY This study was designed as a formative experiment with a case ... The goal in this study was to positively influence the literacy development of at-risk first graders by utilizing two effective instructional techniques: ... (1997) children who entered first grade with below average literacy skills are at an increased risk of low academic performance throughout their school careers. ... According to the National Center for Educational Statisticsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Effects of Instruction and Discourse Combining Shared Book and Language Experience Approaches with At-risk First Graders|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|