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Original article | TAY Journal 2024, Vol. 8(1) 123-148

An Action Research on Primary School Students’ Reading Comprehension and Reasoning Skills 

Yasin Gökbulut, Ferhat Alpağu

pp. 123 - 148   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ tayjournal.2024.625.05   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2024.005

Published online: March 31, 2024  |   Number of Views: 4  |  Number of Download: 88


Abstract

In this study, the effects of IMPROVE and Fermi problems on the development of reading comprehension skills and reasoning skills of primary school students were investigated in order to improve reading comprehension skills, deep reading strategy was preferred and informative and narrative texts were selected and used from the PIRLS exam texts. In order to develop mathematical reasoning skills, IMPROVE teaching method was preferred and TIMSS exam questions were selected and used in Fermi problems and reasoning. The study group of the research included a total of 17 students in a primary school in Bingöl city center in the second semester of the 2020-2021 academic year. The study was designed with action research, one of the qualitative research methods. The collected data were analyzed using the document analysis method of qualitative research and the statistical method of quantitative research. According to the research findings, it was concluded that the deep reading strategy applied for the development of reading comprehension skills of primary school students and IMPROVE and Fermi problems applied for the development of reasoning skills had a positive effect on students' reading comprehension and reasoning skills. It is suggested that reading comprehension and mathematical reasoning strategies should be taught to teachers.

Keywords: Critical thinking, comprehension skills, Fermi problems


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APA 6th edition
Gokbulut, Y. & Alpagu, F. (2024). An Action Research on Primary School Students’ Reading Comprehension and Reasoning Skills  . TAY Journal, 8(1), 123-148. doi: 10.29329/ tayjournal.2024.625.05

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Gokbulut, Y. and Alpagu, F. (2024). An Action Research on Primary School Students’ Reading Comprehension and Reasoning Skills  . TAY Journal, 8(1), pp. 123-148.

Chicago 16th edition
Gokbulut, Yasin and Ferhat Alpagu (2024). "An Action Research on Primary School Students’ Reading Comprehension and Reasoning Skills  ". TAY Journal 8 (1):123-148. doi:10.29329/ tayjournal.2024.625.05.

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