ERIC Number: EJ1065927
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Me and My Reading Profile: A Tool for Assessing Early Reading Motivation
Marinak, Barbara A.; Malloy, Jacquelynn B.; Gambrell, Linda B.; Mazzoni, Susan A.
Reading Teacher, v69 n1 p51-62 Jul-Aug 2015
Research indicates that motivation plays a central role in literacy development. Recent investigations have revealed that reading motivation begins to erode as early as second grade. Therefore, it can be suggested that motivation must be carefully considered during early literacy instruction. However, such motivating instruction can be effectively planned only when informed by data. Consequently, there is a need for a developmentally appropriate tool to assess reading motivation in kindergarten through grade two. The "Me and My Reading Profile" is intended to support the instructional efforts of primary educators.
Descriptors: Profiles, Reading Motivation, Emergent Literacy, Motivation Techniques, Student Motivation, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Evaluation, Educational Methods, Educational Strategies, Educational Practices, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Kindergarten; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
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