Effect of Poems Read with Fluent Reading Strategies on Reading Comprehension Skills of Primary School Students With and Without Giftedness

Abdulkadir SAĞLAM


The aim of this research is to examine the effect of poems read by using chorus reading, repeated reading and echo (echoing) reading strategies, which are one of the fluent reading strategies, on the reading comprehension ability of primary school third grade students with and without gifted diagnosis. In accordance with this purpose, the study, which was carried out according to the experimental design with pretest-post-test control group, was carried out with a total of 39 students who attended the third grade, who were (18) gifted students and those who were not (21) as gifted. A total of 60 sessions of experimental applications lasting 20 minutes were carried out separately for both students with a diagnosis as gifted and for students without a diagnosis of as gifted. The False Analysis Inventory was used as a data collection tool. The obtained data were analysed in accordance with the Wrong Analysis Inventory evaluation criteria; Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test analysis was performed to decipher the significant difference between the pretest-post-test scores. As a result of the study, it was seen that reading poetry by using choir reading, repetitive reading and echo/echoing reading strategies from fluent reading strategies improved the reading comprehension skills of both students with a gifted and primary school third grade students without a diagnosis as gifted. This development was higher in students with a diagnosis as gifted than in students without a diagnosis as gifted.


Poetry, Reading Comprehension, Student with Gifted, Student Without a Diagnosis Gifted

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