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Abstract                 Volume:8  Issue-5  Year-2020          Original Research Articles


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The Comparative Study on Academic Achievement of Learners with Reading Difficulties Compared to Learners without Reading Difficulties in Selected Primary Schools of Wolaita Zone Damot Gale Woreda
Temesgen Markos Dure
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Department of English Language and Literature, Wolaita Sodo University, Sodo, Ethiopia
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Abstract:

The main purpose of this study was to investigate Comparative Study on Academic Achievement of Learners with Reading Difficulties Compared to Learners without Reading Difficulties in Selected Primary Schools of Wolaita Zone Damot Gale Woreda. Co-relational research design was used to employ this study and six teachers and eight students (4 learners with reading difficulties and 4 learners without reading difficulties) were used to collect interview data using snowball sampling technique and done with the assistance of school principals . Sixty students were selected to collect questionnaire data by using simple random sampling technique. Teachers were purposively selected by snow ball sampling technique. Data were collected via interview, document analysis and questionnaires. The study disclosed that comparison of academic achievement and status of learners with reading difficulties to that of learners without reading difficulties: learners with reading difficulties were low achievers in academic achievement and status compared with that of without difficulties. Finally, the findings of the study recommends that all teachers should be able to identify learners who with reading difficulties in the classroom. It is worth remembering that not all learners with reading difficulties display the same characteristics.

Keywords: Reading Difficulties, Learners with and without difficulties, Academic Achievements
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Temesgen Markos Dure. 2020. The Comparative Study on Academic Achievement of Learners with Reading Difficulties Compared to Learners without Reading Difficulties in Selected Primary Schools of Wolaita Zone Damot Gale Woreda.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 8(5): 87-99
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2020.805.010