Learning Modalities in Literature of Intermediate Pupils at Bernardo Lirio Memorial Central School, Philippines
Asian Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies,
This study identified the learning modalities in studying literature of intermediate pupils of Bernardo Lirio Memorial Central School in Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines. Specifically, it sought to determine the profile of the respondents in terms of sex, age, grade level and monthly family income; the respondents’ learning modalities in studying literature in terms of visual, auditory, and kinesthetic; significant relationship between the respondents’ profile and their learning modalities literature; and suggested activities to enhance teaching literature among the intermediate pupils. With the descriptive-correlational method as the research design, the researchers made use of questionnaire as the means of obtaining the data from 292 respondents (101 for grade 4, 100 for grade 5 and 91 for grade 6). The data obtained were tallied, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted with frequency, weighted mean and chi-square. Results revealed that majority of the respondents were female (53%), aged 9 – 11 years old (72%), grade 4 (35%), middle income (42%); and has kinesthetic learning modality with composite mean of 2.74. It was also found out that sex, age, grade level, and monthly income, and learning modality have significant relationship. To enhance teaching literature among intermediate pupils, comics and cartoons may be used for visual modality, choral speaking for auditory and dramatization for kinesthetic.
- Learning modality
- Bernardo Lirio Memorial Central School.
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