This qualitative case study focused on a group of young students who attended a highly diverse urban school and who were identified by their teacher in the fall of first grade as students at risk of being retained because they were not learning to read. The group was composed of five children, all of different cultural backgrounds, four of whom arrived in this country as non-speakers of English.According to The Examinera#39;s Manual, there are two possible purposes for administering the test. One is to measure a persona#39;s understanding of English vocabulary. As such it is seen as a screening device that measures only receptive, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Caught in the Crossfire: ESL Students Meet Reading First|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|