ERIC Number: ED083547
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Motivating Interest in Reading.
International Reading Association. Utah Council.
This yearbook is a collection of articles on the topic of motivating interest in reading. The articles are: "An Introduction to Recreational Reading in the Classroom" by Floyd Sucher, which discusses objectives, materials, setting, scheduling, and sharing activities; "New Words and New Meaning for Old Words" by Vermont Harward, Dan Bird, and Edith Stimpson, which looks at activities related to understanding word meanings; "Effective Classroom Reading Centers" by Ruel Allred and Floyd Sucher, which discusses the rationale, practical suggestions for developing reading centers, types of classroom reading centers that are possible, and use of a reading center; "Techniques for Implementing Recreational Reading Programs" by Della McClellan and Ruel Allred, which provides 20 techniques for motivating children to reading; "Helping Children Develop Interest in Reading," which lists 38 suggestions and experiences adapted to various ages and grade levels for parents to use with their children; "Steps to Interest and Motivate the Reluctant Junior High Student in Reading" by Deon Stevens, which identifies characteristics of the unmotivated reader; and "Parent Involvement in Teaching Reading to Junior High Students with Reading Problems," which looks at the initiation of a reading program using parents to motivate their children to read. (WR)
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association. Utah Council.