AN EVALUATION OF ELEMENTARY LEVEL ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS OF PUNJAB GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS IN PAKISTAN

Abstract

This article assessed the content material of three language textbooks used in public schools at elementary level, specifically grade VI, VII and VIII. The evaluated textbooks are used in public schools of the Punjab province in all the government education sectors in Pakistan. Furthermore, a checklist is specifically designed and applied on the textbooks. The core concern of the evaluation checklist is to analyze the overall impression of textbooks and content analysis along with the activities and organization of contents, topics and course work. The results lead to the conclusion, with the quality features and drawbacks which are considered to be the part of course books. It evolves the objectives, content material and process with approach. Results provide proper recommendation for the revised and alternative adoptable additional material.

Keywords: Checklist, Content analysis, Textbooks Evaluation, public schools


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