But this reading skill need not be confined to English only. The ability to read and write in any language or dialect is what is important. This is an inventory tool that assists in determining the reading strengths and weaknesses of an individual learner. It is important for every teacher to know if their pupils can comfortably read the texts used in their class or if they need additional assistance. It can gauge as to how the grade school pupils can attack words in a short passage, how a child rates in speed and comprehension test in oral reading.
THE READING COMPREHENSION ABILITIES OF SELECTED GRADE SIX PUPILS IN ENGLISH AND FILIPINO
Thesis for Final | Reading Comprehension | Intelligence Quotient
In a global survey called Program for International Assessment PISA among , students worldwide, Filipino students around the age of 15 got a rating of points in reading comprehension, lower than the average of points. Consequently, in the said study, the Philippines ranked last among 79 countries. The news hit us hard, teachers, especially since we consciously and religiously labor six days a week in teaching our lessons to our students, teaching them with the prescribed materials and even working longer hours to comply with and submit the needed paperwork. I am sure other people will react violently, probably saying the survey might have its margin of error.
READING DIFFICULTIES AND ITS RELATION TO THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF GRADE TWO PUPILS
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