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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Implementing vocabulary strategies to help English language learners in science
by Ton, Nancy, M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2014, 92; 1526962
Abstract (Summary)

This action research project was designed to incorporate two vocabulary strategies in the 'classroom to increase student learning for English language learners in science. Introduction of key words prior to starting a new chapter and incorporating pictures into glossaries are the two strategies used during the project. Teacher generated chapter pre-assessments, post-assessments, and summative assessments results were used to determine the impact of the strategies on English language learners.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Straits, William
Commitee: Henriques, Laura, Zwiep, Susan Gomez
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Science Education
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 53/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: English as a Second Language, Secondary education, Science education
Keywords: English language learners, Science vocabulary, Vocabulary strategies
Publication Number: 1526962
ISBN: 978-1-321-27762-3
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