This strategy guides the students through the process of reading text by understanding and thinking about the text. Tankersley (2005) states that the Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) promotes higher order thinking skills and allow lecturers to know students’ thought process and experience. Moreover, it is useful for processing all types of text. Blachowich & Ogle (2008) states that the Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) gives teachers the opportunity to act as a facilitator by guiding students to think like readers. That is, they anticipate, predict and then confirm and modify their predictions as they
Students used partial proper capitalization, punctuation, and grade appropriate spelling of words in their questions Students used almost all proper capitalization, punctuation, and grade appropriate spelling of words in their questions. Students used proper capitalization, punctuation, and grade appropriate spelling of words in all their questions. 3.5.4 Vocabulary analysis Vocabulary has returned to a prominent place in discussions of reading; it is alive and well in reading instruction and reading research. This is good news for teachers, teacher educators, and researchers. There is good reason to teach vocabulary more aggressively.
Teaching through this method would be equally interesting for both the teachers and students. This study will benefit the teacher because it will be a guideline for the teachers to determine the specific difficulty encountered by the students in acquiring English. The teachers can find ways to improve their teaching methods. Moreover, students will show high level of enthusiasm, curiosity and involvement in being taught through process writing approach. The studies conducted on the incorporation of process writing approach showed that the approach is effective to improve the students’ achievement in writing.
Learners will be independent readers and they will improve their learning through independent reading. The third advantages of reading can be the ability of completing home works and assignments in a speedy time. Skilled reader reads the reading materials correctly, without hesitation, and quickly, but poor readers stumble and totter in their reading.When learners became fluent in their reading, they reach to a mass amount of vocabulary knowledge, and then they become automatic in reading and their cognitive attention move toward getting
When researching about good teaching practice they are two aspects of teaching that are interesting they are; being able to learn phonics and being able to learn comprehensive skills of a new language and clarifying it as well. They are several methods that can be employed to make sure that young children are able to understand and read texts. One of the main methods that are used by teachers in teaching on how to read is phonics (Lazarin, 2016). This method focuses on mentioning of new words by children. It does this through teaching students the alphabetical system of writing.
Reading skills include skills acquired through reading, such as comprehension, fluency and independence. Overall, these skills give students the ability to turn words on a page into a clear meaning. Maynor ( 2016 ) Swanson (2001) indicated that research shows that children learn about reading before they enter school. In fact, they learn in the best manner-through observation. Young children, for example, see people around them reading newspapers, books, maps, and signs.
In learning foreign language such as learning English, speaking is one of the most skill that should be mastered. By mastering speaking English people will easy to communicate with other and easy to share their thingking. For mastering speaking english people should be find the enjoy method and make them fun to learn speaking english. Nowdays, learning speaking skill is still difficult for the student at junior high school. Generally students have several reasons why English langugfe is still difficult for them.
This means that rapid reading should be started at the beginning of the middle stage, not before that. b. They must have formed the habit of reading and study. c. They must have developed the ability to recognize words faster than to pronounce them. Steps in Extensive Reading: 1) Introductory talk by the teacher: • Give hints as to the points of the story • Deal with specific language difficulties 2) Silent reading by the pupils 3) Questions by the teacher 4) Recapitulation Advantages of Extensive reading: • It helps in assimilation of ideas.
1.4 Significance of the Study The findings of the study will import the benefit of EFL teachers considering that complex sentence comprehension plays an important role in grasping the meaning and interpreting the text reading. The results of the study will be also useful to EFL teachers in providing teaching process to help their students improve linguistic competence in acquiring dependent clauses so that students will correctly comprehend and interpret complex sentence in text reading. 1.5 Scope and Delimitation This study is focus on acquiring full and reduced forms of dependent clauses; adverb clause, adjective or relative clause, and noun clause by applying explicit and implicit instruction. Moreover, the study is confined to comparing the significant difference of the effect on applying explicit and implicit instruction. This study is limited to 80 12th-grade students both male and female during the second semester of the academic year 2015 at Suraphinphitthaya School.
The main question of this study was that whether reading strategies help student to read a text fluently and comprehend it accurately. Thus, some strategies such as predicting, making connection, imagining, concluding, and summarizing, were presented and trained to the 14 students as the participants of the study. The results of study has been demonstrated that the majority of students lacked knowledge of reading strategies at the beginning of their courses but after learning and practicing them they showed improvement. In other words, they got the better understanding of strategies and their comprehension in reading had developed after performing the treatment. Reading fluency revealed general reading competence and the capacity to read related text fluently is one of the essential necessities for effective reading comprehension (Fuchs, Fuchs, Hosp, & Jenkins, 2001; NICHD, 2000).