Effect of reading comprehension to the academic performance of grade 6 pupils in Filipino

Alicia D. Viduya1 and Jenneth B. Antonio2

1 Faculty, University of Baguio Laboratory Elementary School
University of Baguio, Baguio City Philippines
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6606-2026
Email: aliciaviduya@e.ubaguio.edu
2 Librarian, University of Baguio
Baguio City Philippines
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3040-1054

ABSTRACT

This descriptive-quantitative study described the effect of reading comprehension on the academic performance of grade 6 pupils in Filipino. This study made use of the Philippine Informal Reading Inventory (Phil-IRI). Phil-IRI is an informal reading inventory composed of graded passages designed to determine the individual student’s performance in oral reading, silent reading, and listening comprehension. A total of 45 Grades six pupils enrolled for the school year 2021-2022 participated in the study. The data were analyzed using SPSS to come up with the frequencies, percentages, weighted means, correlation, and ANOVA. Results revealed that the Grade 6 pupils have an independent oral reading level while Instructional Level in Silent reading in Filipino. The Filipino second grading grades were collected. It also displays that there is no significant difference between the level of reading comprehension and the academic performance of the Grade 6 level, p=353. This implies that the level of reading comprehension does not affect the academic performance of the pupils.

Keywords: Reading comprehension, academic performance, oral reading, silent reading, reading programs,