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Improving Reading With Targeted Strategies For A Reluctant Elementary Reader, Amanda C. Bright Dec 2016

Improving Reading With Targeted Strategies For A Reluctant Elementary Reader, Amanda C. Bright

Amanda C. Bright

 When elementary school children struggle with reading skills, teachers and parents worry. When
young children are reluctant to even engage in the act of reading, the situation becomes a dire. This action
research project focused on a single first-grade male student who, despite support in the home and in the
classroom, was averse to participating in any type of reading. Using a mixed methods approach, three
research-based reading strategies were introduced to this learner to engage his sense of self-efficacy for the
task, and both his responses, as well as the reactions of his parent, were analyzed. The action research ...