Data Sources (services) (services) (services) Sb intervention intervention X control intervention Year 2 2006-7 intervention intervention S (services) intervention B control X T X X H intervention control G Year 3 2007-8 Year 1 2005-6 School
Data Collected (Pre and Post) X Kindergarten Language Development (PPVT, TOLD) Emotion Understanding GKAP& Grades Writing 1st Grade CRCT Scores (ELA, Reading, Math) Grades Year 2 (06-07) Kindergarten Language Development (PPVT, TOLD) Emotion Understanding GKAP & Grades Writing X Cohort 3 1st Grade CRCT Scores (ELA, Reading, Math) Grades X Cohort 2 2nd Grade CRCT Scores (ELA, Reading, Math) Grades Kindergarten Language Development (PPVT, TOLD) Emotion Understanding GKAP & Grades Cohort 1 Year 3 (07-08) Year 1(05-06)
The child writes about a typical routine during their day. “The magic bird got on the school bus.”
The child writes about a reciprocal relationship, a conflict, or a goal. “The magical bird followed me home. I shared my snack with her.”
The story starter is the beginning; the child supplies a middle and an end. For example, “It was ignoring me.” is an action. “It was ignoring me. It flew away.” has an ending.
The child creates an ending that completes the story theme. For example, “The magic bird flew away.” might be a story ending. However, “The magic bird flew away. I felt sad.” represents a conclusion to the theme.
Pretest On my way to school today, I saw a magic bird…
I came to play with Spiderman .
The brat doll had braces.
The magic bird was green . (Character Continuity)
The magic bird went to go to the gas station. (Schema )
I am trying to get my wand back from the magic bird. (Theme)
The bird was magic. Those are birdies looking for food. The magic bird gave them food. (Theme and Structure).
Posttest On my way to school today, I saw a singing tree…
The pig is in the mud.
When I came out of my house, I saw a singing tree. My dog came out, too, and we all danced . (Theme)
I don’t like singing trees. They always hurt my ears. The squirrel doesn’t like the tree singing. The squirrel threw an acorn in his mouth and was shaking his tail at him. Then the tree went in the water. He didn’t know that there was a shark beneath him. The shark ate him up. (Theme and Structure and Resolution)
I am walking in the woods. The sad tree is singing a sad song. I am going to see him crying. He is sad because he has no friends. All his friends moved. He is sad while it is morning. (Theme and Structure and Resolution)
Writing Quality Percentage of Students with Improvement over Time