Date of Award


Document Type

Graduate Field Experience

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Urban Special Education)

Colleges & School

College Of Education And Leadership

First Advisor

Penny Rossetto

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Vocabulary; Vocabulary--Ability testing; Vocabulary tests; Vocabulary--Study and teaching; Word recognition; Fluency (Language learning); Reading comprehension; Special education


Word boxes, word walls, and repeated readings are often used with students that struggle with decoding, fluency, and comprehension. This study examines the use of these three strategies together to raise a student's comprehension, way of decoding, and fluency in reading. It was concluded that the student did benefit from these strategies and with continuous work using these strategies will improve on her decoding skills as well as her fluency skills.


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