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    The Effects of Graphic Organizers and Increasing Reading Comprehension School districts and educators have been criticized for many years for not teaching students’ all of the skills needed to compete with higher achieving countries. In the past 20 years, there has been a lot of debate over reforming education in the United States. With all the emphasis focusing on ways to raise academic standards and performance levels in schools throughout the United States (Donalevy, 2007) higher expectations have been placed on educators to seek out and use research-validated instruction to ensure student learning (Norton, 1997). In 2000, President Bush signed into law the No Child Left Behind legislation. NCLB has placed mandates on school districts to increase student achievement by raising test scores in the area of reading and math. Reading comprehension has been identified as one of the major goals for reading instruction (Norton, 1997). One research-validated instructional method that may increase reading comprehension is graphic organizers. Graphic organizers are representations, pictures or models used for processing textual information (Pang, 2013). Problem Statement Comprehension is the ultimate…

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    Argument Essay Graphic Organizer Hook: Line: Argument/Claim/Thesis: Working at home is better than working in an office because you are in the comfort of your own home and you will have more free time. ____________________________________ Reason #1: It is in the comfort of your own home. 2 Example: At home you can have more time to spend with pets (Why). 3 Explanation: Studies have shown that being around loving animals reduces your stress levels and helps get rid of loneliness. 2…

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    Classroom Visual Analysis

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    target language. This can make it difficult for a teacher to find ways to teach all the language learners in ways that will help them individually. According to Julianna Stancamoiano (2013) visuals, help learners grasp a concept because it allows the learner to “see” what they are learning. There are many ways to incorporate visuals in the classroom, you can use physical cues, pictures, image, graphics, and charts. These things will help the student visualize information. Ortiz and Grimes from…

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    Graphic Organizer Hook Let’s start at the very beginning; a very good place to start. Meaning the beginning of my life course! Background Info/ Intro Hi! I'm Julie Andrews! I was born October, 1, 1935 in Walton-On-Thames, Surrey, England, UK, to Barbara and Ted Wells. When I was just a small girl, My parents got divorced. My mother wanted to pursue a life on the stage as a pianist. She remarried to Ted Andrews when I was around seven or eight. My new stepfather, Ted, was a professional…

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    Graphic Organizers Graphic Organizers are a very effective strategy to use when students are learning a new topic. Since students will be watching the video “The First Amendment” it is important that the students are taking notes while the video is being played. From the graphic organizer, the students will be able to list five interesting things that they have learned from the video. They will also be able to list their best part of the video and finally they will be able to list any…

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    “Does a Journey End?” Graphic Organizer By: Conner N. B2 Intro Position - Description Books + Characters being used Thesis As seen in Intro Document Story #1 (journey is discontinued) Title & Characters Tell about the journey Give quote - and explain how it supports your position In “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson story certain villages are discontinuing the lottery. These villages will be the example of a journey ending. In the story, villages used the lottery to pick one person each year…

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    high temperatures inside the factory. Summary The film begins by portraying a noisy, dusty, dirty, and fairly dangerous mill that Norma Rae and her family work at. In the opening scenes Norma is trying to talk to her mother regarding their lunch, but when her mother doesn’t readily respond or even realize that Norma is talking to her, she realizes that her mother has gone temporarily deaf from the noise level in the mill. She rushes her mother to the mill doctor, but is met with a man who…

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    Norma Rae Movie Analysis

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    The movie Norma Rae was a great movie to watch in regards to labor relations and put in perspective why people in the 70’s and 80’s fought so hard to unionize industries where the textile mill in the movie was part of. There are a number of issues that the movie brings up such as safety issues, why the textile mill needed a union, the role of not only management, but a union organizer and the struggle of trying to bring a union to a nonunion town are just a few examples. Right from the…

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    treatment. The Labor Union was the creation of the working man’s answer to big business and the Robber Barons. In There Is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America by Philip Dray will outline the creation and major events of Labor unions in the United States. Matthew Josephson book The Robber Barons as well as Burton Folsom’s The Myth of The Robber Barons will highlight and accent accounts of treatment of laborers by the Robber Barons. As the country becomes submerged in the…

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    In any aspect, communication is very crucial as it makes people understand each other. Even animals communicate with other animals and with human beings whenever the need arises. The process of information exchange is a procedure that takes time before one fully understands and gets to know how to communicate with other people. In the cases of financial deals and other life events, it is always advisable to talk to people before messing up with a decision (Hickson, Worrall, Barnett, & Yiu,…

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