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ERIC Number: ED379643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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The Effects of Vocabulary Homework on Third Grade Achievement.
Townsend, Stacy
A study determined if homework influences the acquisition of vocabulary knowledge and understanding. Subjects, 40 third graders, were divided into two groups--20 students received homework in vocabulary and 20 students did not. A test was administered to determine if homework had an effect on their understanding of the vocabulary. Results indicated that students who received homework had a better understanding of the vocabulary that was taught. A questionnaire was also given to teachers to assess their feelings about the worthiness of homework. Most of the teachers surveyed felt that homework increases vocabulary understanding. (Contains 20 references and 1 table of data. Vocabulary words, a vocabulary test, data, a letter to teachers, and the questionnaire are attached.) (RS)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Teacher Surveys
Note: M.A. Project, Kean College of New Jersey.