Date of Award
Master Of Arts In Language And Literacy
Colleges & School
College Of Education And Leadership
Daryl Rose Coppins, EdD
Library of Congress Subject Heading
Vocabulary--Study and teaching; Reading comprehension; Word recognition
The effects of a 6-week intervention targeting morphology instruction strategies on vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension are investigated in two grade 10 classrooms, assigned randomly to treatment and control conditions. Statistical data analysis showed significant instructional intervention effects on student knowledge of roots, prefixes, and suffixes; and on student ability to create and define words using word parts, but not on student ability to define unknown words. Results are discussed in light of the growing debate regarding how to best implement vocabulary instruction in the classroom.
Hummitzsch, Megan K., "The Effects of Morphology Instruction Strategies Word Sums, Word Towers, and Word Relays on Vocabulary Knowledge and Reading Comprehension of Tenth Grade Students" (2015). Master's Theses, Capstones, and Projects. 320.