ERIC Number: ED427306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-May
The Effects of Knowing Student Perceptions and Feelings about Reading in Combination with Teacher Views in Order To Increase Reading Motivation.
Usen, Melissa Ivy
Reading is an important activity for all children to be able to do regardless of ability. Many children in classrooms around the country struggle with reading and need some extra support and attention. Determining student attitudes can help the teacher to provide the necessary services to those that need help to improve their reading. Students in four third-grade classes in a public school in Upper Manhattan completed the Elementary Reading Attitude Survey and the Reading Self-Perception Scale Survey. Using a reading attitude scale enables the teacher to check student reactions to different reading situations that reflect how they feel about reading. By allowing students to voice their feelings about reading through various surveys, teachers will likely be able to meet their needs with greater success. (Contains 17 references and 6 tables of data; appendixes contain the survey instruments and scoring sheets.) (Author/RS)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: M.A. Research Project, Kean University.