The Effect of Storybook Reading on Kindergartner's Concepts About Print

QSpace/Manakin Repository

The Effect of Storybook Reading on Kindergartner's Concepts About Print

Show full item record


Title: The Effect of Storybook Reading on Kindergartner's Concepts About Print
Author: Al-Hooli, Abeer [عبير عبد الله الهولي]
Abstract: Childern's experiences with literacy awareness are almost as varied as children themselves. This present study used experimental design to exmine the effects of storybook reading on kindergartners' concepts about print and printed word. The study was designed to determine whether formal instruction about language concepts in conjunction with storybook-reading influences childern's awareness of reading concepts. It was also assumed that the gender or age of the child makes a significant difference in the print-recognition achievement. The data of (60) cases were analyzed through appropriate descriptive statistics including two-way analysis of variance, Levine's test, and Independent-sample T-Test. The review of the litreature showed that there is a strong trend towards employing storybook-reading to incerease children's vocabulary, awareness of print, comprehension skills, and increasing their interest in the world around them. However, some studies claimed that formal reading instuction intimdates children, making them question their knowledge. The result of this study endorsed the literature; there was no significant difference between the results of the control group and the
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10576/8606
Date: 2005

Files in this item

Files Size Format View
abstract.pdf 2.235Kb PDF View/Open
abstract.doc 20.5Kb Microsoft Word View/Open
abstract_ar.doc 19.5Kb Microsoft Word View/Open
080508-06-fulltext.pdf 310.3Kb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record

Search QSpace


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account