Influence of Home Literacy Environment on Reading Achievement of Primary School Pupils (A Case Study of Abeokuta South Local Government, Ogun State.)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                                       i

Certification                                                                                                   ii         

Dedication                                                                                                      iii

Acknowledgement                                                                                          iv

Table of Contents                                                                                           vi

Abstract                                                                                                          ix

CHAPTER ONE:     INTRODUCTION

1.1       Background to the Study                                                                    1

1.2       Statement of the Problem                                                                   8

1.3       Purpose of the Study                                                                          10

1.4       Research Questions                                                                            11

1.5       Research Hypotheses                                                                          11

1.6       Scope of the Study                                                                              11

1.7       Significance of the Study                                                                   12

1.8       Clarification of Terms                                                                        13

CHAPTER TWO:    REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.1       Home Literacy Environment                                                              14

2.2       Factors Affecting Home Literacy Environment                                18

2.3       Qualities of Home Literacy Activities                                               22

2.4       Influence of Home Literacy Environment on Reading Acquisition 25

2.5       Reading Achievement of Primary School Pupils                               28

2.6       Factors Affecting Reading Achievement                                           33

2.7       Appraisal of Review Literature                                                          39

CHAPTER THREE:            RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1       Research Design                                                                                 42

3.2       Population of the Study                                                                      42

3.3       Sample and Sampling Techniques                                                     43

3.4       Instrumentation                                                                                   43

3.5       Validity and Reliability of Instrument                                               44

3.6       Method of Data Collection                                                                 44

3.7       Data Analysis Technique                                                                    45

CHAPTER FOUR:               DATA ANALYSIS

4.1       Descriptive Analysis of Respondents’ Demographic Data                46

4.2       Summary of Findings                                                                         52

CHAPTER FIVE:     DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATIONS

5.1       Discussion of the Findings                                                                 53

5.2       Conclusion                                                                                          55

5.3       Recommendations                                                                              56

5.4       Suggestions for the Further Studies                                                   57

            References                                                                                          58

            Appendix                                                                                            73

 


Abstract

The basic 3Rs of education are arithmetic, Reading and writing. Reading is an important aspect of our day to day learning as it serves as one of the basics. Reading are well-planned and deliberate pattern of study which has attained a form of consistency on the part of learners toward understanding academic subjects and passing at examinations at different levels. This study therefore examine the influence of home literacy environment on the reading achievement of primary school pupils in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. The study is a descriptive research of the qualitative survey type. The population of this study comprised parents of primary school pupils in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Based on the findings obtained from this study, it was concluded that reading achievement of primary school pupils in Abeokuta was relatively average (moderate) as majority of the sampled students had average reading achievement and enhance literacy home environment positively influence pupils’ reading achievement as reading achievement of pupils from enhanced literacy home environment was significantly better than that of pupils from un-enhanced literacy home environment. The study recommended among others that parents should provide necessary social, psychological and academic supports for their children. If this is done, it will increase the reading achievement of the children from average level to high level.

 

 

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APA

Frontiers, E. & TEMITOPE, F (2021). Influence of Home Literacy Environment on Reading Achievement of Primary School Pupils (A Case Study of Abeokuta South Local Government, Ogun State.). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-home-literacy-environment-on-reading-achievement-of-primary-school-pupils-a-case-study-of-abeokuta-south-local-government-ogun-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and FADIPE TEMITOPE "Influence of Home Literacy Environment on Reading Achievement of Primary School Pupils (A Case Study of Abeokuta South Local Government, Ogun State.)" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-home-literacy-environment-on-reading-achievement-of-primary-school-pupils-a-case-study-of-abeokuta-south-local-government-ogun-state. Accessed 04 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and FADIPE TEMITOPE . "Influence of Home Literacy Environment on Reading Achievement of Primary School Pupils (A Case Study of Abeokuta South Local Government, Ogun State.)". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 04 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-home-literacy-environment-on-reading-achievement-of-primary-school-pupils-a-case-study-of-abeokuta-south-local-government-ogun-state >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and TEMITOPE, FADIPE . "Influence of Home Literacy Environment on Reading Achievement of Primary School Pupils (A Case Study of Abeokuta South Local Government, Ogun State.)" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 04, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-home-literacy-environment-on-reading-achievement-of-primary-school-pupils-a-case-study-of-abeokuta-south-local-government-ogun-state