An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


This study aimed at exploring the effectiveness of the Roundhouse Strategy in teaching Arabic syntax on the achievement among ninth grade students. In order to achieve the study’s aims, the researcher designed teaching material was based on the roundhouse strategy. An achievement test in Arabic syntax was also performed, to measure instructional achievement. The sample of the study consisted of (121)9th grade students distributing on (4) sections: (2) representing the experimental group and the other (2) representing the control in the school year 2016\ 2017. The sample was selected using purposeful sampling from Russaifa. Results of the study indicated significant differences at(α=0.05) due to the instruction strategy used, in favor of those taught using Roundhouse and significant differences due to gender, in favor of females. Results indicated significant differences the effect of interaction between Strategy and gender on the Arabic syntax test, in favor of females.