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SOCIAL STUDIES SCHOOL BASED ASSESSMENT

By romario-tulloch Feb 04, 2015 1190 Words
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHOOL BASED ASSESSMENT TITLE: THE LEISURE TIME OF TEENAGERS IN MY COMMUNITY?

Name of candidate: Romario Tulloch
School: Excelsior High School
Territory: Jamaica
Names of teacher:Mrs.McEARON
Candidate number:100033
Year of Examination:2015

ACKNOWLEDEGMENT
First I would like to give gods the praise for giving the strength and courage to start my Sba.This sba completion would be possible without help of number of person both at my community and at school. My cousin and teacher has been a constant source of assistance and my success. I thank my church sister for the lending of her computer when my wasn’t in function.Special thanks to my Mrs.McEARON who monitor me in every step in the SBA.

INTRODUCTION
I have live in my community for the last past 5 years, and I have come to a conclusion that during leisure time teenagers idle their time to go on social media, go to parties, hang out at chill pot with friends, plays video games and to inbox on phone in which every teenager love to do. They don’t revise books or practice something that was taught at school. So I have comet o the conclusion to find how they spend their leisure time .it has become a growing concern in the community and I intend to evaluate the factors which is the cause of this practices.

THE STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

How do teenagers spend their leisure time in my community?

REASON FOR SELECTING THE AREA OF RESEARCH

My personal reasons for choosing this topic is that I believe that it has become a growing concern in our community, and negatively it has affect our teenagers to a large extent The researcher find it to be a relevant and appropriate topic for his research. For the last 5 year the researcher has observed friends and family spending leisure time both negative and positive so he will like personal view on this.

METHOD OF INVESTIGATION

A questionnaire was used to give details on how do teenagers spend their leisure time in my community. Questionnaires was type and printed and handed out to teenagers in my community randomly and it was also post online to teenagers in my community on yahoo and facebook even Google. The teenagers answer them and then it was collected and the data was recorded. There was also some discussion with researcher and teenagers about the topic.

Research topic: How teenagers spend their leisure time in my community?

DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENT

This is the sample of the questionnaire that was given to 50 teenagers in my community. These methods of investigation are positive, names there are no names of persons. Therefore it makes the respondent feel comfortable of answering.

QUESTIONNAIRE
THICK THE MUST APPROIATE ANSWER OF YOUR CHOICE.
1. GENDER:
MALE [] FEMALE[]
2. WHAT IS YOUR AGE GROUP?
13-15[] 16-17[] 17-19[]
3. DO YOU ATTEND SCHOOL?
YES[] NO[]
4. IF YES DO YOUR PARENTS SET STUDY TIME FOR YOU?
YES[] NO[]
5. DO YOU DO CHORES AT HOME?
YES[] NO[]
6. DO YOU THINK THAT TEENAGERS SHOULD DO CHORES?
YES[] NO[]
7. IF NO WHY?

8. HOW OFTEN DO YOU STUDY?
EVERYDAY[] ONCE A MONTH[] NEVER[] OTHER[]
9. HOW LONG DO YOU TAKE FOR STUDING?
1-2 HOURS[] 3-4 HOURS[] 5-6 HOURS
10. DO THINK THAT TEENAGERS USE THERE FREE TIME WISELY?
YES[] NO[]
11. IF NO WHY?

12.DO YOU HAVE A CELL PHONE OR ANY ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT SUCH AS (VIDEO GAME,TABLET ETC)? YES[] NO[]
12. HOW DO YOU SPEND YOUR LEISURE TIME?
SURF SOCIAL MEDIA []GO TO PARTIES,MOVIES[] READING AND REVISING BOOKS OF SCHOOL WORK[] WATCH TV OR TEXT FRIENDS[] SPEND TIME WITH FAMILY[] 13.DO YOU DO YOUR HOMEWORK?
ALWAYS [] SOMETIMES [] NEVER []
14.ARE YOU EASY TO BE DISTRACT?
YES [] NO []
15. DO YOU WATCH TV DURING THE WEEK?
YES [] NO []

PROCEDURE OF DATA COLLECTION

A questionnaire was prepared to give researcher a wider view of how do teenagers spend their leisure in my community. A total of 50 questionnaires was given to both male and female of my community .The age group of these teenager was 13-19,they was chosen randomly for the participation of this issue. Majority of the questionnaire were accepted by females . The teenager had 3 days to complete the questionnaire. There were problem in which I faced in collection of questionnaire which was unanswered questionnaire and some short answer that was given wasn’t properly stated.

Research topic :How do teenagers spend their time in my community? ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA

Figure1:Pie chart shows the gender of respondents

Figure 2: bar chart 1 show the age of respondents.

figure 3: shows the number of teenager how attend school

Figure4:pie graph Shows the amount of teenager how do chores at home

Table 1 :pie chart shows how often do these teenager study

Response
Number of respondents
Everyday
4
Once a month
12
Never
5
Other
17

Table 2 shows the how long teenager takes for studing

Hours of study
Respondents
1-2 hours
24
3-4 hours
19
5-6 hours
7

Figure5 :column shows the number of teenager who think they use leisure time wisely

From Table2 it is observed that,how teenager spend their leisure time these teenager go to school and usually go to school.

How they spend leisure time
Number of persons
Surf social media
16
Go to parties or movies
17
READING AND REVISING BOOKS OF SCHOOL WORK
5

Watch tv or text friends

6

Spend time with family

6

Figure6 bar graphshows the amount of teenager who attend school which do homework.

Figure 7 pie chart as observed shows the amount of teenager how is easily distracted.

Explanation of diagram
There 50 questionnaire that was given to teenager,of the 50,30 was male and 20% female

RECOMMEDATIONS AND FINDINGS
Teenagers need to start to spend their leisure time wisely and seriously towards school work.They should to do all there homeworks and revise their books very often even for 3 hours for school.Teenagers should go to summer school in the summer to additional note of subjects that they are week at.Parents should also set teenagers study time and participate in school life activity.The parent of teenagers should not make teenager parties regularly.There should be schedules of even class for these teenagers and Saturday class.

FINDINGS
The researcher as found out that teenagers who attend school don’t do there homework regularly and spend there leisure time surfing social media such as facebook and that these teenagers are usually distracted and are easy to be distracted has wide variety of electronic device such as cell phone,tablet etc.Reading of books are popular for teenagers to do.

APPENDICES
SOCIAL STUDIES ESSENTAILS WITH SBA,STUDY GUIDE AND EXCERCISES FOR GUIDELINE OF SBA http://www.caribexams.org/node/1570 FOR GUIDELINES OF SOCIAL STUDY SBA http://www.slideshare.net/ILUVGOD4EVR/soci-sba-final FOR SAMPLES OF SOCIAL STUDIES SBA.

TABLE OF CONTENT
Page Acknowledgement 1 Introduction

Statement of problem
Reason for selecting this topic
Method of investigation
Data collection Instrument
Questionnaire
Procedures of collecting data
Analysis and Interpretation of data
Recommendation and findings
Explanation of diagram
Appendices

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