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Reading Strategies at the Primary School Level
Konvalinová, Lucie ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Starý, Karel (referee)
This Master's thesis deals with the reading literacy development of primary school students, focusing on their use of reading strategies, and is divided into two parts. The theoretical part defines reading literacy and other related terms, as well as specifies the relationship between functional and reading literacy. It describes the development of reading literacy, its dimensions and explains the factors that influence it. It presents the differences between reading strategies and skills, describing the relationship between them. This section introduces methods of developing reading literacy using the RWCT programme. The work also monitors the representation of reading literacy in the Framework Educational Programme for Basic Education (FEP BE) and, based on the results of international surveys PIRLS and PISA, describes the situation of Czech students in terms of reading. The main goal of the practical part of the work was to find out what reading strategies are applied by selected fourth-grade primary school students. The investigation was conducted through online in-depth interviews with students over the literary text. The survey results show differences between students in their ability to apply selected reading strategies. The research further confirms that the quantity and type of children's...
The Education of Immigrant Pupils in Czech and Maltese Schools
Vosáhlová, Daniela ; Horáčková, Klára (advisor) ; Laufková, Veronika (referee)
The master thesis focuses on education of immigrant pupils in Czech and Maltese schools. The aim of the thesis was to describe what particular measures the schools choose and what methods the teachers use to alleviate the impact of the language barrier in both environments and then to compare the results between each other. The research is of qualitative nature, with the research strategy being a multiple case study. The data collection was realised through observations in class, interviews with the school leadership, teachers and pupils and the analysis of digitalized materials. The case is represented by a particular school and the research was conducted at two schools in Czech and two schools in Maltese environment. The thesis consists of theoretical and practical part. The theoretical part aims its attention at the themes of appropriate approach towards the education of immigrant pupils, explanation of the Maltese education system, legislation of both countries on the issue of education of immigrant pupils and the theme of teacher training focused on education of these pupils provided at the Faculty of Education of Charles University. The practical part then develops the themes elaborated in the theoretical one and it mentions what findings the survey discovered. Last chapter of the thesis...
Transformation of literary heroes from preschool children point of view
Pěkníková, Michaela ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Mocná, Dagmar (referee)
The submitted diploma thesis with title Trasformation of literary heroes from preschool children poin of view is devoted to the reading situation in families and mainly examines the transformations of popular literary hereos of preschool children. The diploma thesis is divided into two main sections - the theoretical part and the practical part. The theoretical part deals with the preschool child and his development in variol components. The central chapter is reading líteracy and pre-literacy. There are also chapters on factours influencing reading and working with a book in kindergarten. The theoretical part concludes with the chapter Literary hero. The aim of the practical part was to find out who is the most popular literary hero in today's preschool children. The research survey consists of two parts - quantitative (questionnaire) and qualitative (interview with families) research. The following is an analysis of anonymous questionnaires. The results are processed in graphs with appropriate comentary. Furthermore we find analyzed interview with families containing questions about reading situation, the popularity of children's books and identifying with heroes from children's stories. Qualitative research is based on the professional literature of J. Trávníček. We were interested in which...
Comparisonof commercial and unpaid tutoring by volunteers
Vrtišková, Eliška ; Šťastný, Vít (advisor) ; Laufková, Veronika (referee)
The main goal of the bachelor thesis is to compare unpaid tutoring by volunteers with commercial tutoring. The compared area is the child's motivation for tutoring from the perspective of the parent, tutor and the tutored child. The theoretical part brings closer the phenomenon of private and volunteer tutoring, presents the concept of motivation in selected theses and summarizes the basic knowledge in the field of motivation. The practical part is focused on the comparison of both types of tutoring in a selected area. The comparative part is preceded by a description of individual trios based on the analysis of data from the obtained one-on-one interviews. Twelve respondents participated in the research (four trios-two trios for each type of tutoring), with whom semi-structured interviews were held. The instrumental motivation or the preference of the tutor over the teacher proved to be a common feature of commercial and volunteer tutoring. The different feature of commercial and volunteer tutoring is the way of motivation by tutor or a reason to get a tutor. KEYWORDS Commercial tutoring, volunteer tutoring, tutor, motivation
The theme of Christmas mediated in kindergarten through the work with a book
Hýblerová, Karolína ; Laufková, Veronika (advisor) ; Havlová, Jana (referee)
This bachelor's thesis deals with the topic of Christmas mediated to children in kindergarten through work with a book. The theoretical part is focused on explaining the terminology, namely the concepts of reading, reading literacy, and reading pre-literacy. The following chapters reflect the areas that need to be developed in children, so that they can read well, with understanding and with joy in the future; the chapters reveal the influence that fairy tales have on preschool children and how emotional intelligence can be developed with reading pre-literacy. As kindergartens must follow the Framework Education Programme for Preschool Education, one of the chapters is also devoted to the analysis of this document in connection with the topic of this thesis. Since the development of the reading pre-literacy is built through reading strategies and RWCT methods, they are discussed in the theoretical part. Also, the lessons presented in the practical part used the reading strategies and the RWCT methods. The theoretical part concludes with a chapter about annotations of selected quality children's books on the Christmas topic. The aim of the practical part was to find out how teachers in kindergarten mediate the theme of Christmas to children, with what books and how they work. The questionnaire...
Quality of Teacher's Verbal Communication at Lower-Secondary School
Ehlichová, Jana ; Starý, Karel (advisor) ; Laufková, Veronika (referee)
The thesis deals with verbal communication skills based on a respectful and partnership approach to students, through a multi-case study of two selected teachers at lower-secondary schools. The theoretical part is devoted to human communication, especially in terms of verbal and also marginally in terms of nonverbal. Introduces and describes the principles and tools of respectful, partnership and immediate communication. It draws attention to the possible effects of the disrespectful and authoritative approach of teachers on pupils' problematic behaviour and their ability to learn. The practical part, through a questionnaire survey and analysis of video recordings of lessons, presents the results of the influence of a respectful and partnership approach on the overall atmosphere in the classroom. In reference to the theoretical part of the work, it provides examples of transcribed monologues and dialogues containing elements of a partnership and respectful approach. Based on the triangulation of data, it was found out which elements of respectful and partner communication teachers use in their practice, and it was also proven that the application of these elements positively affects the atmosphere in school classrooms. Finally, the analysis of the questionnaire survey confirmed that teachers...

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