Second Language Writing in the Immersion Classroom
Primary Advisor/Dissertation Chair
Secondary Advisor/Reader One
The purpose of the research in this document was to help answer the question: How can students in a third grade French immersion classroom express the vocabulary they need to participate fully in a Writer’s Workshop? It presents research done to support students in the English as a Second Language Classroom in the Writer’s Workshop as well as research in second language writing. Primary research was conducted on a group of third grade students writing in an immersion classroom. The primary research suggests that allowing students to use codeswitching as a tool for scaffolding second language writing will help students to participate fully in the Writer’s Workshop.
Action Research, Descriptive Statistics, Text Analyses
Foreign Language, Writer’s Workshop, Immersion
Defiel, Abbie Chandler, "Second Language Writing in the Immersion Classroom" (2016). School of Education and Leadership Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations. 4206.