Honors Projects


The focus of this study is to look at vocabulary instruction and how certain techniques affect student learning. This paper evaluates the work that has already been completed within this field of study of vocabulary instruction, focusing on its impact on students and educators. This paper also provides the phases of an action research project focusing on students using interactive activities for implementing vocabulary instruction into a fourth grade math and science classroom. The data collected from this study determined vocabulary instruction improved the students’ final test scores at the end of the unit in my classroom.


Middle Childhood


Middle Childhood Education

First Advisor

Angela Falter Thomas, Ph.D.

First Advisor Department

School of Teaching and Learning

Second Advisor

Daniel Brahier, Ph.D.

Second Advisor Department

School of Teaching and Learning

Publication Date

Spring 4-13-2018