The Evaluation of The Fourth Grades’ Writing Story Skills
The Evaluation of The Fourth Grades’ Writing Story Skills

Author : Erol Duran -- Adem Yılmaz
Number of pages : 194-206

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to evaluate writing story skills of primary school 4th grades. It is a main qualitative scanning research. There are two different study groups in this study: 142 fourth grades students and 22 teachers. For data collecting, firstly an evaluation form of writing story skill’ has been developed. Later, the students’ writing story skill levels were evaluated. Finally, teachers’ opinions about primary school fourth grades students’ writing story skills were determined. The datas have been analysed with arithmetic average, thematic coding technique, descriptive and content analysis. Study’s results related to the first sub problem are that; primary school fourth grades students’ writing story level is over intermediate. The results related to study’s second sub problems are that; in the study the students were the most succesful at the subject of using imagination when they wrote stories. Students stated that they didn’t like writing story when the plot was limited. Thus, it’s seen that they will be more succesful if they’re free in terms of the plot. The research’s third sub problems’ results are these; choosing friendship as a plot in the stories.

Keywords

Writing, writing story, primary students

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