Fourth Grade Slow Learners’ Reading Error Analysis in Inclusive Elementary School in Indonesia


This study aims to analyze 4th grade slow learners’ reading errors in reading Indonesian text in an inclusive elementary school in Indonesia. This study involved four students who were diagnosed as slow learners. The investigation included planning, conducting, and analyzing the stages. The data were collected by recording the results of students’ reading tests. The instrument employed was the adapted running records. This study used descriptive qualitative method. The results of the analysis revealed the most common error and the slow learners’ reading accuracy. Based on the results of error analysis, there are two kinds of students’ reading errors, namely, structure and visual information. The students’ reading accuracy rate implied that two students were in difficult level, one student in the instructional level and another student in the independent level. The result of the study can be used by students to find out the location of reading difficulties encountered. In addition, teachers can use the result of this study as a consideration for providing further reading instruction.

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Gaby Arnez, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia
Ishartiwi, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia

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Conference: ACEID2020
Stream: Assessment Theories & Methodologies

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Arnez G., & Ishartiwi A. (2020) Fourth Grade Slow Learners’ Reading Error Analysis in Inclusive Elementary School in Indonesia ISSN: 2189-101X – The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2020 Official Conference Proceedings
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