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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(6) 168-182

Factors in Preschool Period Affecting Reading and Writing Achievements of Turkish Children in the First Grade

Elife Nur Saydam & Muhammet Baştuğ

pp. 168 - 182   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2105-07-0006.R1

Published online: December 03, 2021  |   Number of Views: 140  |  Number of Download: 405


This study’s aim was to determine the factors affecting Turkish children's reading- writing achievements in the first grade in the preschool period. The prediction level of attention, visual perception (VP), rapid automatic naming (RAN), writing development (WD), and phonological awareness (PA) of the children in the preschool on their success in reading, reading comprehension (RC), and writing in the first grade was investigated longitudinally. In the preschool, 269 kindergarden students participated in the research, 187 out of those who proceeded to the first grade participated the second year of the study. The study was carried out in the screening design. As the result of research, it has been established that VP, PA, RAN, and WD predict the reading rate in the first grade, and that PA and RAN predict the reading accuracy. It has been found out that PA predicts RC and that VP, WD, and PA predict writing.

Keywords: Attention, Visual Perception, Phonological Awareness, Rapid Automatic Naming, Writing Development

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Saydam, E.N. & Bastug, M. (2021). Factors in Preschool Period Affecting Reading and Writing Achievements of Turkish Children in the First Grade . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(6), 168-182. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.382.12

Saydam, E. and Bastug, M. (2021). Factors in Preschool Period Affecting Reading and Writing Achievements of Turkish Children in the First Grade . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(6), pp. 168-182.

Chicago 16th edition
Saydam, Elife Nur and Muhammet Bastug (2021). "Factors in Preschool Period Affecting Reading and Writing Achievements of Turkish Children in the First Grade ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (6):168-182. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.382.12.

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