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Sumerfield, Sandra S. – Online Submission, 2017
This study explored how using graphic novel features in the writing process influenced the motivation and engagement of fifth grade boys to write. Participants used graphica features to visually draft their narrative essays before crafting their final writing piece. During the drafting process, students were encouraged to engage in the revision…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Novels, Cartoons
Smith, Samuel – Online Submission, 2016
Student achievement in reading comprehension has been an important topic for the past several years due to the importance of reading in education. School districts in South Carolina have had enormous amounts of pressure put on them to increase student reading comprehension through the implementation of SLOs and the Read to Succeed initiative. The…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Achievement, Acceleration (Education), Correlation
Oluk, Ali; Korkmaz, Özgen – Online Submission, 2016
This study aimed to compare 5th graders' scores obtained from Scratch projects developed in the framework of Information Technologies and Software classes via Dr Scratch web tool with the scores obtained from Computational Thinking Levels Scale and to examine this comparison in terms of different variables. Correlational research model was…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Gomaa, Omema Mostafa Kamel – Online Submission, 2015
This study investigated the effect of using reciprocal teaching intervention strategy on improving reading comprehension of reading disabled students in primary five. A total of 66 students identified with RD participated. The sample was divided into two groups; experimental (n = 33 boys) and control (n = 33 boys). ANCOVA and T test were employed…
Descriptors: Reciprocal Teaching, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Reading Comprehension
Bozdogan, Aykut Emre; Günaydin, Esra; Okur, Alperen – Online Submission, 2014
The aim of the study is to explore the academic achievement and performance tasks of students studying in a regional primary boarding school in science course with regard to different variables. The study was carried out via survey method and total 96 students, 57 of them boarding students and 39 of them non-boarding students studying in the 5th,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Boarding Schools, Science Instruction, Surveys
Lewis, Marie; Feng, Jay – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the use of Readers' Theatre to improve the reading ability of elementary students receiving special education services. In this study, two groups of students were chosen to participate based on their academic Reading levels and their placement in the Special Education program. The students'…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Reading, Special Education, Elementary School Students
Hobbs, Mark – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of this quantitate ve study was to determine whether or not students in fifth grade who meet the healthy fitness zone (HFZ) for aerobic capacity on the fall 2013 FITNESSGRAM® Test scored higher on the math portion of the 2013 fall Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test, than students that failed to reach the HFZ for aerobic capacity…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Physical Fitness
Yang, Chih-Chiang; Hung, Jeng-Fung – Online Submission, 2012
The roles of conceptual change and model building in science education are very important and have a profound and wide effect on teaching science. This study examines the change in children's position concepts after instruction, based on different conceptual change theories. Three classes were chosen and divided into three groups, including a…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Change, Theories, Models
Karadag, Ruhan; Gültekin, Mehmet – Online Submission, 2012
The aim of this study is to investigate metaphors that elementary school 5th and 8th grade students (N = 567) use in order to describe the term "teacher". The data were collected using a questionnaire consisting of open-ended questions, and analyzed using qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques. Content analysis technique was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Figurative Language, Grade 5
Gürbüz, Ramazan; Birgin, Osman; Çatlioglu, Hakan – Online Submission, 2012
The aim of the paper is to compare and evaluate the probability-related misconceptions of pupils at different education levels. A cross-sectional/age study was thus conducted with 540 pupils in 5th-8th grades. An instrument, comprising six questions on the concepts of compound events, probability of an event and probability comparisons, was used.…
Descriptors: Probability, Misconceptions, Grade 5, Grade 6
Karadag, Ruhan; Yasar, Sefik – Online Submission, 2010
The aim of this study is to determine the effects of differentiated instruction approach on students' attitudes in Turkish course. The study was carried out through an action research approach and conducted with the 5th grade students in Turkey. Data of the study were collected through Turkish Course Attitude Scale and semi-structured interviews.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Student Attitudes, Action Research
Kingston, Skylar T.; Medlin, Richard G. – Online Submission, 2005
The purpose of the present study was to compare empathy, altruism, moral reasoning, and prosocial behavior in home schooled children and children attending public schools, and to assess attitudes toward religion and values in their parents. Homeschooling parents were more concerned with teaching their children their values and religious beliefs,…
Descriptors: Empathy, Altruism, Moral Development, Home Schooling
Russell, Todd T.; Craddock, Christopher S. – Online Submission, 2003
Millions of Americans suffer from chronic physical illness. The U.S.-Mexico border region has significantly higher rates of infectious and communicable diseases than other areas of the nation. The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of a comprehensive culturally relevant health risk prevention program on Hispanic youth and their…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, At Risk Persons, Prevention, Hispanic Americans