Reading Comprehension Ability Vis-A-Vis Demographics, Reading Materials, And Time Spent In Reading


  • Erlinda D. Tibus Southern Leyte State University-Tomas Oppus
  • Roinasol L. Pobadora Southern Leyte State University-Tomas Oppus



reading comprehension, literal, interpretive, applied levels of comprehension


This paper aimed to investigate the reading comprehension ability of Grade VI Pupils of Tomas Oppus Central School and find out the possible variables associated with this ability. The study used a descriptive-correlational design.  Findings revealed that gender, time spent in reading, and availability of reading materials at home were significantly related to two higher levels of comprehension: interpretive and applied while the lowest level of comprehension was significantly related to age and family income.  

Author Biography

Erlinda D. Tibus, Southern Leyte State University-Tomas Oppus

Arts and Letters DepartmentAssistant Professor II


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