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A study of reading motivation of a group of seventh-grade students

Marilyn Werstein Greenberg

A study of reading motivation of a group of seventh-grade students

by Marilyn Werstein Greenberg

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading readiness.

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    Other titlesReading motivation of a group of seventh-grade students.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 286 leaves.
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17267772M

    This action research study focused on the effects implementing multiple reading strategies and reading activities had on student reading comprehension and motivation. Research was conducted with 56 students from a first grade, fifth grade, and seventh grade classroom. Data was collected from comprehension assessments, teacher observations, and the implementation of a book challenge . The Student Motivation Scale: Further Testing of an Instrument That Measures School Students' Motivation By Martin, Andrew J Australian Journal of Education, Vol. 47, No. 1, April PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL.

    looked at the benefit of study groups on students’ achievement. The opinions of second year students at the University of Sydney were solicited via a questionnaire. They interviewed six students, three were in study groups and three were not. This was followed by a written summative test. Students reported that having their. seventh grade students were the subjects for this study. Student surveys, parent questionnaires, teacher observations and standardized The Book Industry Study Group reported that in voluntary reading among people under the age of 21 years had students' lack of motivation to attempt the task of reading itself.

    However, in the last years, more and more researches have denied the effectiveness of grades in motivating students to learn; these researches constitute the background of our current study. This study analyzes the possible correlation between the grades students receive and their motivation . This study examined reading motivation among three fifth grade students in a suburban elementary school. The students‟ reading motivation levels varied, as one student was highly motivated, one student demonstrated average motivation, and one student had little motivation. Data was collected through observations, teacher and student interviews, and student questionnaires that assessed.


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A study of reading motivation of a group of seventh-grade students by Marilyn Werstein Greenberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

A STUDY OF READING MOTIVATION OF TWENTY-THREE SEVENTH-GRADE STUDENTS MARILYN WERSTEIN GREENBERG ABSTRACT This is a study of factors that lead students to choose books for reading.

Twenty-three sev-enth-grade students from the Joyce Kilmer School in Chicago, all with acceptably high scores of reading performance, served as subjects. A Study of Reading Motivation of Twenty- W Three Seventh-Grade Students.

Greenberg, Marilyn Werstein. Libr Quart, 40, 3,Jul ' Conclusions drawn from the study of factors that lead students to choose books for concern the following: (1) the reading habits of families, (2) the influence of friends and other personal agents, (3) the Cited by: 1.

Teachers are always looking for ways to boost their students' reading motivation. Research confirms that a child's motivation is the key factor in successful reading. You may have noticed students in your classroom who are struggling readers, tend to have a lack of motivation and do not like to partake in book-related students may have trouble selecting appropriate.

interest, rereading with a purpose, and book discussions. A case study was conducted to determine whether or not these techniques increased reading engagement and motivation. The case study revealed that these literacy techniques did indeed promote reading motivation, particularly when the subject was given a choice in what they would be : Samantha K Ericksen.

A total of seventh-grade students from public schools from Kenya (51 girls, 34 boys) and the United States (60 girls, 63 boys) completed the Reading Motivation Questionnaire (Wigfield. Specifically, students who were given a book (proximal reward) were more motivated to engage in subsequent reading than the students that received a token (less proximal reward).

A number of practical ideas for creating literacy-rich and motivating classrooms can be drawn from the research in self-efficacy and reading motivation.

Mean comprehension levels of students in each of four reading confidence quartile groups, in grades (elementary school), (middle school), and (high school). Across all grade groups, students in higher reading confidence quartile groups demonstrated significantly.

In this study, we examined the associations of intrinsic (i.e., involvement-oriented) and extrinsic (i.e., competition-oriented) reading motivation with reading amount and reading comprehension (at the word, sentence, and text level) in a sample of second- and third-grade elementary students (N = ).Cognitive ability and socioeconomic status were taken into account as control variables.

field of reading. The RAND Reading Study Group (RRSG) was charged with proposing strategic guidelines for a long-term research and development pro-gram supporting the improvement of reading comprehension.

This report is the product of that group’s efforts and of. Books shelved as motivational: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey, The Alchemist by Paulo C. Grouping Students Who Struggle With Reading By: Sharon Vaughn, Marie Tejero Hughes, Sally Watson Moody, Batya Elbaum There are a variety of grouping formats that are effective for teaching reading to students with learning disabilities: whole class, small group, pairs, and one-on-one.

When the interviewer described the reading group scenario to Ms. Bower’s second graders, 6 of 14 students suggested that the other children should just “give her the word” (pronounce “knelt” for the struggling reader). The objective of this research is to compare the English reading comprehension and motivation to read of seventh grade Thai students taught with applied instruction through the genre-based approach.

Mar 5, - Guided reading ideas, tips, projects, lessons, etc. See more ideas about Guided reading, Teaching reading and Reading workshop pins. Gambrell () noted intrinsic reading motivation has declined over the years for students and reading motivation is a demanding task for teachers as well as parents.

This author generated an informational article in relation to reading motivation from intrinsic and extrinsic standpoints and how reading achievement is influenced. A seventh-grade class is coming to the end of their unit of study about the Cold War. The teacher wants to support her struggling students by providing the option of working in small groups on a piece of writing that demonstrates their learning.

Student Attitudes Toward Reading: A Case Study Lindsey Seitz Buffalo State College Over the last 15 years, researchers have become increasingly interested in children’s motivation to read. Because reading is an exigent activity that often involves choice, motivation is crucial to reading engagement.

How to Start & Lead Engaging, Lively & Intellectually Stimulating Book Discussions In Your Reading Group INTRODUCTION For many years the phenomena of being a member of a reading group has become extremely popular. If your library doesn’t offer a “regular” reading group at.

These same education researchers, Guthrie et al, have also published an e-book () Motivation, achievement, and Classroom Contexts for Information Book Reading, to document their pursuit of what motivates students to read and what classroom contexts best promote note in their e-book that because schools are seeing an "increase in educational accountability at.

Baker and Wigfield found that European American students’ reading motivation related more strongly to their reading achievement than that of African American students, and Wang and Guthrie found intrinsic motivation to relate positively, and extrinsic motivation to relate negatively, to text comprehension at similar levels for both American and Chinese students.

These variations suggest the significance of ethnicity in shaping students’ reading motivation. You may gain a lot of insight from your day-to-day interaction with students and by observing symbols and pictures on their clothing or notebooks.

If you want to try a more formal survey of student interests, there are reading inventories (see Hotlinks) that may work with some students. Small groups of students can also discuss key questions.The purpose of this study was to examine whether there are changes in student motivation to read and reading comprehension when the instructional strategy of shared reading is used with sixth grade students.

The quasi-experimental design for the study was based on the pretest-posttest nonequivalent control group design.Books shelved as 7th-grade-reading: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, The Angel Exp.