Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(11), pp. 1962 - 1969
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051112
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Determination of Reading Levels of Primary School Students


Hülya Kodan *
Faculty of Education, Bayburt University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the reading performances of 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders. The study was designed in a scanning model. The research was conducted with 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade students studying in Bayburt, Turkey. The appropriate reading rates, reading speeds and reading errors of the students were examined by asking them to read a narrative text appropriate to their class. The texts were selected from the books distributed to the schools by the Ministry of National Education. Error Analysis Inventory was used to diagnose reading difficulties of students and to collect data about their reading performances. It was used to determine the reading levels of the readers individually. The present study is important since it identify students with reading difficulties and determines the necessary programs to overcome these difficulties.

KEYWORDS
Reading Difficulties, Reading Errors, Reading Speed

Cite this paper
Hülya Kodan . "Determination of Reading Levels of Primary School Students." Universal Journal of Educational Research 5.11 (2017) 1962 - 1969. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051112.