Examining the Effect of Creative Writing Activities on Reading, Writing and Language Lesson Attitudes of Elementary School Fourth Grade Students

Ozgur Babayigit

APA 6th edition
Babayigit, O. (2019). Examining the Effect of Creative Writing Activities on Reading, Writing and Language Lesson Attitudes of Elementary School Fourth Grade Students. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(1), 213-220. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.1.213

Babayigit O. 2019 'Examining the Effect of Creative Writing Activities on Reading, Writing and Language Lesson Attitudes of Elementary School Fourth Grade Students', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 213-220. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.8.1.213

Chicago 16th edition
Babayigit, Ozgur . "Examining the Effect of Creative Writing Activities on Reading, Writing and Language Lesson Attitudes of Elementary School Fourth Grade Students". (2019)European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 1(2019): 213-220. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.1.213


The aim of this research is to examine the effects of creative writing activities on the reading and writing attitudes of fourth grade students. This research is a one-group pretest-posttest design of quantitative research methods. The study population of the study is the fourth grade students who are studying in Sorgun district of Yozgat province in Turkey. Cluster sampling was used in the sampling selection. A total of 35 students are in the sample. Creative writing activities were realized for the students for two months. Mean, standard deviation, paired samples t-test were used in the analysis of the data. As a result of the research, creative writing activities led to an increase in reading, writing and language lesson attitude of elementary school fourth graders. Increase in language lesson attitude is significant. The mean increase in Turkish lesson attitude scores was .39 with a 95% confidence interval ranging from 3.43 to 3.82. The effect size statistic (r=.32) indicated a medium effect size.

Keywords: Creative, writing, reading, language, elementary school


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