ESL Students’ Awareness of Metacognitive Strategies Used for Reading Comprehension
What is Metacognition? <ul><li>“ Thinking about Thinking” </li></ul>
What is Metacognitive Awareness? <ul><li>Ability to be self-reflective learners </li></ul><ul><li>Using academic strengths...
DO YOU KNOW…. <ul><li>Who are the Masters </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>Metacognition? </li></ul>
That’s right… <ul><li>YOU ARE! </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are the </li></ul><ul><li>masters of </li></ul><ul><li>Metacogni...
Purpose <ul><li>The purpose of this qualitative grounded </li></ul><ul><li>theory study will be to explore </li></ul><ul><...
Main Research Question <ul><li>How aware are ESL learners of the </li></ul><ul><li>metacognitive strategies they use while...
Secondary Research Questions <ul><li>What strategies are the most used? </li></ul><ul><li>What strategies are the least us...
Participants Mixed Groups  SE and Regular Students Students of a School in Las Marias 7 th  Grade Students
Methodology <ul><li>Triangulation Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey (one on one) ...
Ethical Considerations <ul><li>To avoid bias in the study the researcher will not have prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>i...
Significance of the Study <ul><li>Assess what learners do or don’t do </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a repertoire of strategies...
Thank You! <ul><li>Maritza Mendez </li></ul><ul><li>A00023777 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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    1. 1. ESL Students’ Awareness of Metacognitive Strategies Used for Reading Comprehension
    2. 2. What is Metacognition? <ul><li>“ Thinking about Thinking” </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is Metacognitive Awareness? <ul><li>Ability to be self-reflective learners </li></ul><ul><li>Using academic strengths to develop skills </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing your own weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge that learning is challenging </li></ul>
    4. 4. DO YOU KNOW…. <ul><li>Who are the Masters </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>Metacognition? </li></ul>
    5. 5. That’s right… <ul><li>YOU ARE! </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are the </li></ul><ul><li>masters of </li></ul><ul><li>Metacognition. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Purpose <ul><li>The purpose of this qualitative grounded </li></ul><ul><li>theory study will be to explore </li></ul><ul><li>metacognitive strategies used while reading by 7 th grade ESL learners. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Main Research Question <ul><li>How aware are ESL learners of the </li></ul><ul><li>metacognitive strategies they use while </li></ul><ul><li>reading for comprehension? </li></ul>
    8. 8. Secondary Research Questions <ul><li>What strategies are the most used? </li></ul><ul><li>What strategies are the least used? </li></ul><ul><li>How can explicit instruction of strategies </li></ul><ul><li>enhance students’ awareness? </li></ul>
    9. 9. Participants Mixed Groups SE and Regular Students Students of a School in Las Marias 7 th Grade Students
    10. 10. Methodology <ul><li>Triangulation Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey (one on one) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SORS – Survey of Reading Strategies </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Ethical Considerations <ul><li>To avoid bias in the study the researcher will not have prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>if students are low-ability or high-ability readers. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Significance of the Study <ul><li>Assess what learners do or don’t do </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a repertoire of strategies used </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations of other strategies to be taught by teachers. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Thank You! <ul><li>Maritza Mendez </li></ul><ul><li>A00023777 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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