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A study on the effectiveness of using adapted comprehensive passages in the teaching of reading among year 5 students

Wong, Chee Ching (2010) A study on the effectiveness of using adapted comprehensive passages in the teaching of reading among year 5 students. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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The main aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of using adapted comprehensive passages in enhancing the learning of reading comprehension in Year 5 classroom. Specifically, this study investigated the students' ability in understanding the passages in Year 5 KBSR textbook. The samples were 30 Year 5 students of SJK Wah Man, Sarikei. The study was conducted through experimental method. The research instruments are questionnaires, observation, pre-test, post-test and interview. The data was analyzed using the SPSS software. From the study, it was found that students can understand better when the teacher taught reading comprehension using the adapted comprehensive passages. From the result of the paired t-test , the mean (M = 53.73) for the post test was significantly higher than the mean (M = 44.47) for the pretest. As a result, there was evidence to indicate that the teaching of reading using the adapted comprehensive passages was effective and enable students to better understand the passages in SJK Wah Man. The finding was used to make suggestions for teachers to improve the teaching and learning of reading comprehension skills in their classrooms.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2014 09:29
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2014 09:29
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4278

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