The effectiveness of using RAFTs strategy in improving English writing skills among female tenth graders in Gaza

Other Title(s)

فاعلية استخدام استراتيجية RAFTs في تحسين مهارات الكتابة باللغة الإنجليزية لدى طالبات الصف العاشر في غزة

Joint Authors

Farwanah, Sadiq Salim
al-Surani, Ahmad Isifan

Source

IUG Journal of Educational and Psychology Sciences

Issue

Vol. 27, Issue 5 (30 Sep. 2019), pp.1-22, 22 p.

Publisher

The Islamic University-Gaza Deanship of Research and Graduate Affairs

Publication Date

2019-09-30

Country of Publication

Palestine (Gaza Strip)

No. of Pages

22

Main Topic

Education
Languages

Topics

Abstract EN

The study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of using RAFTs strategy in improving English writing skills among female tenth graders in Gaza.

The researcher adopted the experimental approach and selected a sample of (68) female tenth graders studying at Hassan Salama Elementary School for Girls (A) in Gaza Strip.

The findings of the study revealed that there were significant statistically differences in learning English writing between the experimental and the control groups in favor of the experimental group, due to using RAFTs Strategy.

Study Tools: As a main tool for the study, the researcher used an achievement test of six questions designed and validated to be used as a pre- and posttest.

Used as a pre-test, the achievement test was meant to prove the groups' equivalence.

Besides, it was used as a posttest to measure any possible differences between the two groups.

In addition, the researcher used a content analysis card and a rubric to score students' writing.

Study most important recommendations: Based upon the previous findings, the study recommended the necessity of implementing RAFTs Strategy in teaching and learning English writing to bring about better outcomes in students' achievement.

Also, the researcher suggested that further research should be conducted concerning the effectiveness of using RAFTs strategy in teaching different English language skills and other school subjects as well.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Farwanah, Sadiq Salim& al-Surani, Ahmad Isifan. 2019. The effectiveness of using RAFTs strategy in improving English writing skills among female tenth graders in Gaza. IUG Journal of Educational and Psychology Sciences،Vol. 27, no. 5, pp.1-22.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-888816

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Farwanah, Sadiq Salim& al-Surani, Ahmad Isifan. The effectiveness of using RAFTs strategy in improving English writing skills among female tenth graders in Gaza. IUG Journal of Educational and Psychology Sciences Vol. 27, no. 5 (Sep. 2019), pp.1-22.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-888816

American Medical Association (AMA)

Farwanah, Sadiq Salim& al-Surani, Ahmad Isifan. The effectiveness of using RAFTs strategy in improving English writing skills among female tenth graders in Gaza. IUG Journal of Educational and Psychology Sciences. 2019. Vol. 27, no. 5, pp.1-22.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-888816

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 21-22

Record ID

BIM-888816