IDENTIFICATION OF THE READING STRATEGIES USED BY PRIMARY TEACHERS
The present study was aimed to identify the reading strategies used by the primary teachers. The major objective of this study was to explore the reading strategies employed by the primary teachers in their schools. For these purpose twenty-five government primary schools of Muzzafargarh were selected as the sample of the study. Both male and female teachers of government primary schools of Muzzafargarh were included in the study. Simple random sampling technique was used for getting sample. The total sample comprised sixty-six (66) primary school teachers. For the purpose of collection of data, a questionnaire having eighteen items based on five point of Likert Scale was developed under the guidance of supervisor and by taking help during literature survey. For the statistical analysis of data, the data were analysed by using MS-Excel sheet and SPSS for each statement to calculate frequency, percentages and mean score of the sample. The results of the study showed the constructive attitude of the primary school teachers towards the use of reading approaches. On the whole, the research found that reading is very important especially at primary level to retain the students at school and to lessen the drop-out rate to increase the literacy of the country.