Analysis of Action Research (Terrell, 1999 & Hicok, 2000)
Literacy has been and continues to be a popular topic among educators. However, much of the research is focused on the elementary and middle grades. During this time, students are taught general reading strategies such as previewing and summarizing. However, these strategies are not sufficient for reading more complex informational text.
Efron, S.E. & Ravid, R. (2013). Action research in education: A practical guide. New York: Guiford Press.
Hicok, S. (2000). How Does the Use of Reading Strategies Improve Achievement in Science for Language Minority Students? Retrieved from http://cup.blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/pid-591434-dt-content-rid-17060968_1/courses/20152021060/resources/week2/HICOK-WE.PDF
Terrell, A. (1999). How Does Phonemic Awareness in ESL Learners Impact Reading and Writing? Retrieved from http://cup.blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/pid-591434-dt-content-rid-17060968_1/courses/20152021060/resources/week2/Terrell%20AR%20example%20week%202.pdf