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Brigham, Molly; Hartman, Maria C. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The development of the metacognitive skill of prediction in deaf students in a middle school social studies classroom was explored in an action research study (Riel, 2006). After observation of this group of learners and assessment of current skills, a unit was developed that integrated the teaching of prediction into their study of the American…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Action Research, Deafness, Prediction
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Arenson, Rebecca; Kretschmer, Robert E. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
A qualitative study was conducted that reflected an analysis of a 6-week poetry unit in a language arts classroom of 6th and 8th graders at a school for the deaf in a large city in the northeastern United States. The school served a large population of children of poverty who were of Latino and African American descent. The study was guided by 4…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Deafness, Urban Areas, Grade 8
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Paul, Peter V.; Wang, Ye; Trezek, Beverly J.; Luckner, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Paul, Wang, Trezek, and Luckner offer a rebuttal to an article by Allen, Clark, del Giudice, Koo, Lieberman, Mayberry, and Miller published in the same issue of the "American Annals of the Deaf" (Fall 2009) that is critical of an article by Wang, Trezek, Luckner, and Paul that was published in the Fall 2008 "Annals". Major themes from the article…
Descriptors: Phonology, Deafness, Literature Reviews, Research Methodology
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Wauters, Loes N.; van Bon, Wim H. J.; Tellings, Agnes E. J. M.; van Leeuwe, Jan F. J. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2006
The present study examined whether specific item characteristics, such as mode of acquisition (MoA) of word meanings, make reading comprehension tests particularly difficult for deaf children. Reading comprehension data on nearly 13,000 hearing 7-to-12-year-olds and 253 deaf 7-to-20-year-olds were analyzed, divided across test levels from second…
Descriptors: Semantics, Deafness, Age Differences, Reading Comprehension