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To what extent does snake, ladder and slide board game can enhance Year 3 pupils’ spelling of fruit and vegetables?
1.1 Problem Statement
The main concern of this study is to identify either Snake, Ladder and Slide board game can enhance the spelling of fruits and vegetables of Year 3 students. Hence, this study is keen to know whether or not the Snake, Ladder and Slide board game will bring a remarkable improvement in spelling the vocabulary of fruits and vegetables under the topic of Being Healthy for Year 3 pupils.
This is because, the pupils in my class have difficulties in spelling vocabularies of fruits and vegetables. Most of the pupils tend to spell the words according to what they pronounce. Sometimes, how we pronounce certain words differ from how we spell it. Therefore, the researcher takes this matter as her concern and will conduct a game to help improve the pupils’ spelling.
1.2 Action Hypothesis
There will be significant differences between the scores obtained by the pupils for pre-test and post test after they have learnt the spelling of fruits and vegetables through snake, ladder and slide board game. It will be shown by the weak and intermediate pupils and it might not affect the scores for the high achievers in the