The Department of Education had the implementation of the Basic Education Learning Continuity Plan, based on the results of formative assessments, portfolio of learning outputs, and other activities, there are identified needs as they meet the learning competencies. Thus, this paper emphasized addressing the learning gaps of Grade 1 learners in literacy in Basud District, Division of Camarines Norte, Philippines. It focused on knowing the results of Grade 1 learners on the given Comprehensive Rapid Literacy Assessment (CRLA) as to reading profile: Full, Moderate, Light Refresher, and Grade Ready. It also determined the teaching strategies used to address the gaps in literacy and identified the challenges encountered in the learning delivery. Employing document analysis to know the results of the CRLA while interviews, focus group discussions, and checklistswere used to determine the challenges teachers, school heads, and parents encountered in the learning delivery. It was found that in the Beginning of School Year (BOSY) with 386 enrollees, 329 learners were categorized as full refreshers. Several strategies are used by teachers, school heads, and parents to enrich reading skills such as phonics, phonological awareness, comprehension, fluency, writing, and teaching pedagogies. Yet, there were challenges generated such as lack of interest, learning modality during the pandemic, parental support, and absenteeism. Henceforth, the researcher came up with an intervention program consisting of video lessons and activity sheets entitled Familiarizing Alphabet and Halina at Matuto, HuwagMalitosaAlpabeto. Also, capacity building entitled Project ARAL (Advocating Rigor Assistance on Literacy) for parents.
Learning Gap, Literacy, Comprehensive Rapid Literacy Assessment
Jonabel B. Barnuevo , Julia Tessa A. Lastrella "Learning GAPS of Grade 1 Learners on Literacy: Basis for an Intervention Program" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 7 Issue 4 2023 Page 396-413
Jonabel B. Barnuevo , Julia Tessa A. Lastrella "Learning GAPS of Grade 1 Learners on Literacy: Basis for an Intervention Program" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 7(4)