Date of Award
Master of Education (MEd)
Curriculum & Instruction
Sara Al Aleeli
This study is about investigating the effects of guided writing strategies on Arab students' EFL narrative writing skills and their perceptions regarding the use of such a strategy. For the study, a quasi-experimental design was used to obtain data from 30 EFL fifth-grade students in an American-curriculum school in Al Ain, UAE. Participants were divided into two groups: a control group and an experimental group. Data were collected using a questionnaire survey and a writing test containing a set of criteria for narrative writing skills. The results of the study showed that students in the experimental group were positively affected by the use of guided writing strategies. The students indicated that they preferred the guided writing strategies and most of them found that the strategies were fun and stimulating to write. The results of this study could serve as a precursor to further studies that could be conducted in the region to better understand the effects of the guided writing strategy on students' writing skills at EFL in general and on story writing skills.
Mustafa Sabbah, Haya Husam, "EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF GUIDED WRITING STRATEGIES ON FIFTH-GRADE EFL STUDENTS' NARRATIVE WRITING SKILLS" (2021). Theses. 870.