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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Peggy Taylor.en
dc.contributor.authorChierici, Joannaen
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-25T18:37:55Z
dc.date.available2013-06-25T18:37:55Z
dc.date.issued2012en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/1069en
dc.description.abstractIn this investigation a number of literacy strategies were used in a science context to see if improvement occurred in students' development of reading skills and comprehension of scientific text and vocabulary. A number of activities were used within a physics topic over a period of ten weeks. The activities included reading techniques, discussion strategies and vocabulary activities. Results showed that after using these strategies, students' use of scientific vocabulary increased in both their oral and written work, their comprehension and use of the textbook improved and their test results reflected this positive improvement. When given the opportunity and time, students' literacy skills will improve if given the right tools for them to master and use in class.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, Graduate Schoolen
dc.subject.lcshScience--Study and teachingen
dc.subject.lcshLiteracyen
dc.subject.lcshVocabularyen
dc.titleThe use of explicit instructional techniques to improve student literacy in the science classroomen
dc.typeProfessional Paperen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2012 by Joanna Chiericien
thesis.catalog.ckey1969926en
thesis.degree.committeemembersMembers, Graduate Committee: C. John Graves; John Winnie; Kimberli A. Naegeleen
thesis.degree.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en
thesis.degree.genreProfessional Paperen
thesis.degree.nameMSen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage73en
mus.relation.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en_US


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