Transcript of "Corrective Reading: Action Research"
CORRECTIVE READINGAN ACTION RESEARCH PROPOSAL Christina Fink UCLA PLI 2011-2012
JULIETTE LOW ELEMENTARY SPSA• School-wide Target Group: EL Students • 4th Grade Target Standard: R.C. 2.1: strengthen comprehension • 6th Grade Target Standard: R.C. 2.0: read and understand grade level material• District Focus: Upper Grade Reading Comprehension Intervention • Adoption of SRA Corrective Reading (2011-2012)
RESEARCH QUESTIONS & RATIONALE• Question In what ways will the implementation of the Corrective Reading program affect the comprehension levels of ELs in the 4th – 6th grades? • Effect on students’/teachers’ attitudes• Rationale • SPSA/District Focus • Long-term effects of low reading comprehension among ELs • Teacher attitude toward scripted programs
PROPOSED INTERVENTION4th - 6th Grade Pull-out during students Small groupings common (6-10) (B, BB, FBB) intervention time Taught by teacher or 4-5 times per Fidelity to thehighly-qualified week program (script)para-educator Fast- Training for paced, highly teachers/PEs interactive
RESEARCH METHODS• Mixed-method Research • Qualitative & Quantitative • Non-experimental• Multiple Forms of Data • Artifacts (student and teacher generated) • Observational Data • Inquiry Data
TIMELINE •Implementation and DataOctober -Mid-April Collection •Data Synthesis/AnalysisApril-May •Report at last SSC meetingMid-June
LEADERSHIP &FIELDWORK• Training/Scheduling• Monthly support meetings • Troubleshooting, best practices, reminders• Parent Education Seminar • Supporting reading comprehension at home• Budgeting/Ordering with principal• Resources
CONCLUSION“Sometimes only in the face of data that challenge individual belief systems does truly open conversation occur.”-Johnson & LaSalle, 2010
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