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    Accelerated reader has no effects on reading fluency according to institute of education sciences. So AR is not making students any more fluent or better at reading. This is a reason why we shouldn’t have AR because it is making kids read outside of school but not making them better at it. Some people think that accelerated reader makes kids read more outside of school, and that it makes them better readers they say it is good that it makes them read at their reading level. People that don’t think AR is good think that AR makes kids not like reading so they won’t read outside of school, also they only have a certain amount of books to choose from so they can’t read what they want. AR (accelerated reader) is a reading program that makes kids…

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    during the hour. There are three separate sections. Section one is located when you enter the classroom. There is a table with chairs the students are to sit at. Behind them are bookshelves that contain classroom textbooks, dictionaries, manipulatives for math lessons, and a shelf that contains extra notebook paper, fun worksheet activities and spelling lessons. There is a white board located in this section as well to teach daily lessons. The Reading Lab is located in the section that is behind…

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    As a young child at school, we had the Accelerated Reading Program. It was a program that encouraged children to read various books, and then after to take a quiz based on the books. This program really helped me, because the program pushed me to read more. Since I am bilingual, learning two languages as a child was a bit challenging for me, and learning how to read was even harder. I would sometimes mix up letters, vowels, and sometimes talk in Russian when I was supposed to talk in English.…

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    and enjoyment to all children in order to enhance an ongoing interest in reading. Most of these supplemental reading programs are not very expensive and motivate the students to develop their reading skills with the minimal assistance of a teacher. The Accelerated Reader (AR) program (Paul, VanderZee, Rue & Swanson, 1996) is the most commonly used recreational/motivational reading program. It is the world’s most popular reading management software that has been used in nearly 65,000 schools in…

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    However, Mr. Dohrmann uses more technology than Mrs. Church does. In Mr. Dohrmann’s classroom, he has four iPads, and he also allows the students to bring in their tablets from home to use for school assignments. The fifth-grade class also has access to a computer lab where they take tests and have typing lessons. The students in Mr. Dohrmann’s class also use tablets and computers to take accelerated reader tests. Likewise, the students in Mrs. Church class also use computers for accelerated…

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    up the entire story with his constant questioning of me regarding the exact details. After his series of questions, Mr. Stanfield informed me that he would “see about that” when the twins got home from school. The twins were with me in my office when I contacted the father and I vividly remember both of them having this horrified look on their faces when I hung up the phone. I should have known at that time by looking at their faces that I had just made a huge mistake. Little did I know that the…

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    As a child, learning to read and write was an important step in life. Our parents and schools made sure reading and writing was a part of our daily routine. Accelerated Reader-Renaissance Learning or AR, was how our teachers persuaded us to read. They made us take a reading test at the beginning of the school year that determined our reading level and what our AR goal would be. Each year our goal got higher and higher. We were to read a book, then take a ten question quiz over it in order to…

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    times and no time but not the very best of times, there was a castle” through this the reader is able to remember the original fairytales told to them in their childhood and therefore can relate to Becca and her sisters (Sylvia and Shana)when they eagerly listen to their grandmother in chapter 2. 'tell us seepin boot'. Jane Yolen also utilises certain techniques which make the novel more engaging thus fulfilling its purpose. Briar Rose is a narrative by definition, however' throughout the novel…

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    Maggie digs a "well in the sand with her toe" (877). We can almost see Maggie looking down and embarrassed. As Dee gets out of the car, it is her legs that her mother first recognizes. She says it looks as if "God himself shaped them with a certain style" (878). The next thing the mother notices is the stocky man with long messy hair and "hair hanging from his chin like a kinky mule tail" (878). Walker then spells out the sound that Maggie makes as she sees the male friend. She says, "Uhnnnh,"…

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    sensory details that bring the reader into Matthew’s world, but is lacking in some structural aspects and leaves the reader without a satisfactory conclusion. His vocabulary notwithstanding, Matthew’s essay is spectacularly descriptive and easily conveys the atmosphere he felt as a child as he takes his readers through the experience he is sharing. There are areas, however, that could be analyzed as outside the trend and lacking in the colorful language that the rest of the paper exhibits. While…

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