An Analysis of English for Palestine- Textbook of Grade Eight Based on Reflective Thinking Skills

Nour Yousif Jarbou, Rana N Abu Moummar


The current research aimed to analyze English for Palestine- textbook of eight based on reflective thinking skills. To achieve the study purpose, the two researchers adopted the descriptive analytical approach and designed a content analysis card in order to collect and analyze data. The content analysis was designed in terms of reflective thinking skills and refereed by a number of teaching English language specialists and experts in the field of teaching English language. The two researchers used SPSS (22) to get mean, std. deviation, sum and percentages.
The results of content analysis showed that English for Palestine-8 includes reflective thinking skills with variant values. Observing got the highest percentage with (22.651%), followed by proposing with a percentage of (22.483%). Inferring got the third rank with a percentage of (20.134%). Then detecting contradictions got a percentage of (18.792%). However, reasoning got the lowest percentage with (15.939%). Thus, the two researchers recommended that the designers of the Palestinian curricula and specialists should focus on enriching reflective thinking skills when setting objectives, teaching and evaluation strategies, and standards should be built in order to evaluate the availability of reflective thinking skills in the English for Palestine textbooks.

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Analysis, Reflective Thinking Skills, English for Palestine Eight Grade.

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