Primary Education Journal
Reading skill is essential for children’s development, and consecutive studies have shown a link between competency in reading and overall attainment. This study explored the students’ reading performances in English at grade four in government primary schools in Bangladesh. Mainly this study follows the quantitative research design as nature. Individual achievement tests have been used to assess the students’ performance in achieving comprehension skills in English. The data were collected from students who are studying at government primary schools in class four. Following the achievement test, it was found that few students could match all the words and sentences correctly with pictures. Besides, students showed poor performance in answering the Multiple Choice Questions correctly given in the graded text. A positive correlation was found between the matching sentences with pictures and reading comprehension and it has also shown a strong significant relationship between them. The results indicated that teachers should design the teaching-learning activities following teachers’ edition and provide ample opportunities for students to practice reading skills in the classroom.
Yousof Ali, Nazrul Islam, Mohammad Abu Bakr Siddik, et al.. "Students’ Performance in Reading with Understanding in English at Grade Four: A Scenario of Primary Schools in Bangladesh" (2020). Education, Health & Behavior Studies Student Publications. 4.