The Effect of Teaching Methods in the Performance of The Pupils in Science Subject in Kitgum District the Case Of Lagoro Sub-County

TABLE OF CONTENT

Declaration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Approval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . n

Dedication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . m

Acknowledgement ........................................................ , ... :............. 1v

Executive summary ................................................... :.................... v

Abstract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi

CHAPTER ONE:

1.0 Introduction............................................................................ 1

1.1 Background of the study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

1.2 Problem statement................................................................... 3

1.3 General Objective . ...... .. ... ... .. . . .. . .. . .. . .. .. . .. . .. . . .. . . . ... . . . . .. ... .. . . . . . .. ... 3

1.4 Specific Objectives . .. . .. . .. . . . .. . . .. .. . . .. ... .. . . .. . .. ... . . . . .. . .. . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . 3

1.5 Research questions.................................................................. 4

1.6 The scope of the study .. . . . .. . . . .. . ... . . . . . .. . .. . .. . . .. . . . .. . . .. . . . . . ... . ... . ....... 4

1. 7 Significance of the study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

1.8 Limitation of the study ... .. . .. . . .. .. . . .. . .. ... ... .. . . . . . .. .. . .. . . .. .. . . .. . . . . .. . .. . 5

1. 9 Operational definition of terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

1.10 Conceptual frame work............................................................ 6

CHAPTER TWO:

2.0 Introduction ........................................................................... 8

2.1 Theorical review ... . .. .. . .. . ... .. . . .. . .. ... ........ .. .. .. . .. .. . . ... . .. . ... . . . .. . ..... 8

2.2 Actual review of literature....................................................... 9

CHAPTER THREE:

3.0 Introduction .................................... ....................................... 16

3.1 Research design ............................................. .................. ....... 16

3.2 Population of study................................................................... 16

3.3 Sample methods....................................................................... 16

3.4 Data collection methods ... ... . .. ... . ... . . . . . . .. .. . . .. .. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. .. . . . . .. . ... 17

3.5 Data collection instruments...................................................... 18

3.6 Procedure for data collection ...... ... ......... .................. ... .. .... ....... 18

3.7 Data analysis ..................... ... ...... ...... ...... ...... ......... ......... ......... 18

3.8 Data reliability and validity .... ..... ......... ......... ... ...... .................... 18

3. 9 Ethical consideration .. . .... .. . . . . . . . .. .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . ....... .. .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . 19

CHAPTER FOUR:

4.0 Introduction ... ................................. ...... ............ ..................... 20

4.1 Data Presentation and Analysis ... .. . .. . . .. .. . . . . .. . . .. .. . . .. .. . . . . . ... . . . . . ... 20

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0 Introduction . .. .. . . . . . . . .. . . .. .. . .. . .. . . .. . ... . . . .. .. . ... .. . . .. . . . . . ... . .. . ... .. . . .. .. . 22

5.1 Discussion . . . .. .. . . . . . . ... . . . .. . .. . .. .. . .. . ... ... . .. . . . . ... . . ... .. . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . ..... 22

5.2 Conclusion . .. .. . . . . . .. ... . .. .. . .. . . .. . . . ... ... . .. .. . . . ... . . .. .. . . .. . .. . . ... . ... . . . . .. .. . 26

5.3 Recommendations . ....... ... . .. . . . . ... . .. ... . . . .. . . . . ... . .. . .. . . . .. . .. . . . . . .. .. . . .. .. 26

REFERENCES . . .. . . . .. ... .. . . .. .. . ... . . . .. . .. . ... . .. .. . .. . ... . . . ... . .. ... .. . . .. . . . . . . . . ... . . . . 32

APPENDICES:

Time frame for research work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Letter of Introduction .......... ·.::: : ....................................................... ~. 35·

Map of Kitgum District . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3


ABSTRACT 

This is a study about the effect of teaching methods on the performance of the 

pupils in science subjects.A case study of Lagoro Sub-county m Kitgum district, the teaching methods in 

science to the pupils.It was both qualitative and quantitative to give better ideas of the study. The 

sample size was small and the methods of sampling included purposive stratified 

and random sampling on how science was taught in primary schools. The study 

sought to establish the analysis on teaching methods in science. 

The study was across sectional survey based on random sampling design which 

facilitated the achievement of the study objective that includes: 

To examine how role play affect academic achievement of pupils in science. 

To find out how group discussion affect performance of science pupils. 

To assess the effect of demonstration method on the performance of pupils in 

science.To examine the extent to which discovery method affects performance of science 

pupils in primary schools. 

To assess the effects of expository methods on the academic achievement of science 

pupils in primary schools. 

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OLAA, A (2022). The Effect of Teaching Methods in the Performance of The Pupils in Science Subject in Kitgum District the Case Of Lagoro Sub-County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-teaching-methods-in-the-performance-of-the-pupils-in-science-subject-in-kitgum-district-the-case-of-lagoro-sub-county

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OLAA, AKENA "The Effect of Teaching Methods in the Performance of The Pupils in Science Subject in Kitgum District the Case Of Lagoro Sub-County" Afribary. Afribary, 26 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-teaching-methods-in-the-performance-of-the-pupils-in-science-subject-in-kitgum-district-the-case-of-lagoro-sub-county. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

OLAA, AKENA . "The Effect of Teaching Methods in the Performance of The Pupils in Science Subject in Kitgum District the Case Of Lagoro Sub-County". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Aug. 2022. Web. 16 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-teaching-methods-in-the-performance-of-the-pupils-in-science-subject-in-kitgum-district-the-case-of-lagoro-sub-county >.

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OLAA, AKENA . "The Effect of Teaching Methods in the Performance of The Pupils in Science Subject in Kitgum District the Case Of Lagoro Sub-County" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 16, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-teaching-methods-in-the-performance-of-the-pupils-in-science-subject-in-kitgum-district-the-case-of-lagoro-sub-county