Article Summary : Children With Learning Disabilities Essay

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ARTICLE SUMMARY: This article took three students with learning disabilities and discovered a new method called CCC, or cover, copy, compare, and had the children use it. These researchers took samples of the students’ work before and after they used this method. The goal was to improve students’ test scores in spelling and improve their writing abilities when given a prompt. They chose both spelling and writing because usually when students have trouble spelling they also have difficulties with forming their own ideas into writing. These researchers were looking for something that would help the students improve their spelling, which would result in better reading and writing. The CCC intervention has been proved to help increase accuracy and fluency in spelling, math, geography, and science. This method is effective for students in a variety of settings including in homes, general education classrooms, and special education classrooms. The purpose of this study was to put CCC into practice in spelling to improve the spelling skills of three students with learning disabilities. His or her special education teacher due to low performance in the general education classroom selected each student. This study took place over the course of twelve weeks. Student 1 was a third-grade nine-year-old girl who qualified for special education services for a specific learning disability. She had trouble staying focused but was never diagnosed with ADD (attention deficit disorder).…

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