Reading comprehension through the use of graphic organizers

Jhonny Campoverde López, Jacqueline López López
2022 Espirales: Revista Multidisciplinaria de Investigación  
The main purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of the application of graphic organizers to improve reading comprehension in students of English as a second language. The study covered a population of 25 university students of Language and Literature career who had deficiencies to understand details in narrative texts. Quantitative instruments were applied to sustenance the investigation. The instruments involved are pre-test and post-test, rubric, survey, and a checklist to
more » ... estimate students' advancement and progress. The application of the checklist helped students to use the required elements in their tasks. The results showed that students improved their reading comprehension because while pre-test revealed a mean of 5.2/10, the post-test showed 9.5/10 which means 54% of improvement. Students had the opportunity to express their satisfaction of using this innovation because they suggested to apply the same strategy in other subjects. This work involves teachers and students since it can generate positive contributions of using graphic organizers to improve reading comprehension
doi:10.31876/er.v6i41.814 fatcat:llvmzrbmx5gylojs25sh444fx4