IMPROVING THE ENGLISH HANDWRITING OF FIRST GRADERS THROUGH FINE MOTOR SKILLS INTERVENTIONS

Authors

  • Nadia Ali, Samreen Jalal, Abdul Nasir Kiazai

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v4i4.331

Abstract

Writing is an important aspect of learning the language and good writing becomes the source of success. Learning the techniques for improving the English handwriting are very important because these help to achieve pre-decided academic goals and moving from one class to the next class. Fine motor skills are related to movement of muscles by using hands and fingers properly. These skills contribute a lot in improving the English handwriting of students of first grade. This study was conducted by using the qualitative descriptive design and 4 boys (age: 6.5 years) of English Medium School (Milestone Public School) were selected as the participants of the study on the basis of their comparing handwriting patterns to the adapted rubrics and self-developed observation checklist. After that, researcher concluded their own observations about the collected writing samples. Data were collected through observation on the predefined observation parameters and practicing the fine motor skills in 3 weeks interventions. The findings of the study showed that these skills play very important role in improving the English handwriting of students and students observe refinement in their writing through provision of new information about the tools and techniques of fine motor skills, practicing of these skills and evaluating of these skills on daily basis according to set criteria. The recommendation of this study was that these skills not only used for the improvement of English handwriting but also for Urdu and Counting handwriting

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Nadia Ali, Samreen Jalal, Abdul Nasir Kiazai. (2021). IMPROVING THE ENGLISH HANDWRITING OF FIRST GRADERS THROUGH FINE MOTOR SKILLS INTERVENTIONS. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 4(4). https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v4i4.331