Improving Science Vocabulary of High School English Language Learners With Reading Disabilities

  title={Improving Science Vocabulary of High School English Language Learners With Reading Disabilities},
  author={Amanda L. Helman and Mary Beth Calhoon and Lee S Kern},
  journal={Learning Disability Quarterly},
  pages={40 - 52}
This study investigated the effects of a combined contextual and morphemic analysis strategy to increase prediction and analysis of science vocabulary words by three high school (9th–10th grade) English language learners with reading disabilities. A multiple baseline across participants design was used. Students analyzed science words using the Clue Word Strategy (CWS). Dependent measures examined strategy use, morpheme and knowledge, and reading comprehension. In addition, student… 

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