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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(1) 88-99

The Effect of Interactive Book Reading Activities on Children's Print and Phonemic Awareness Skills

Şenay Özen Altınkaynak

pp. 88 - 99   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2019.184.6   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1901-07-0003

Published online: February 06, 2019  |   Number of Views: 152  |  Number of Download: 280


Abstract

The purpose of the current study is to investigate the effect of interactive book reading activities on children’s print and phonemic awareness skills. In the current study, the semi-experimental pretest-posttest control group design was used. The sampling of the study consists of 34 children attending independent kindergartens in the city of Kars. Of these 34 children, 17 were assigned to the experimental group and 17 were assigned to the control group. To the experimental group students, children’s books were read three times a week for eight weeks in total through the interactive books reading method. The control group students; on the other hand, were read books through the traditional book reading method. In the analysis of the collected data, Mann Whitney U Test and for relational measurements, Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test was used. At the end of the study, it was found that the interactive books reading activities had significant effects of the development of the children’s phonemic and print awareness skills.

Keywords: Interactive book reading, phonemic awareness, print awareness, pre-school period


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Altinkaynak, S.O. (2019). The Effect of Interactive Book Reading Activities on Children's Print and Phonemic Awareness Skills . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(1), 88-99. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.184.6

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Altinkaynak, S. (2019). The Effect of Interactive Book Reading Activities on Children's Print and Phonemic Awareness Skills . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(1), pp. 88-99.

Chicago 16th edition
Altinkaynak, Senay Ozen (2019). "The Effect of Interactive Book Reading Activities on Children's Print and Phonemic Awareness Skills ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (1):88-99. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.184.6.

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