Reading and Writing Disability and an Action Research: A Sample from Second Grade

AKYOL H. , Sever E.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, cilt.34, sa.3, ss.685-707, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.16986/huje.2018040667
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.685-707


In this study it was aimed to improve reading and writing abilities of a second grade student with dyslexia by using Fernald method and sonorous and repeatedly reading strategies. The study in which action research was used as a qualitative research design was conducted in the spring term of 2015-2016 school year. In order to determine the reading failures, The Informal Reading Inventory was used and to determine the readability of the writing Multidimensional Legibility Scale was used. In the identification study related to reading, students couldn't read the second grade text and he was anxious. At the end of the applications it was understood that student could only read 30 words of the 92-words second grade text and it was determined that he made 6 misreading mistakes and 2 adding mistakes. The reading motivation of the student increased after the application, he began reading loudly and he was able to determine the letters which he could read or could not. After the application, both in sight-writing and dictate writing studies it was realized that the readability level of the participant improved medium level.