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Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Elementary and Middle and Secondary Education Administration

2005

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The Impact Of Student Attitudes About Reading On Reading Progress, Nadine Rose Avallone Jul 2005

The Impact Of Student Attitudes About Reading On Reading Progress, Nadine Rose Avallone

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study looked to examine the impact of students' attitudes toward reading and their reading progress. The study targeted fourth grade students in an urban elementary school in Western New York. The research examined the impact of students' attitudes toward reading and their ability to read, characteristics of good and struggling readers and the impact of parental involvement on student attitudes toward reading. Data was collected through analysis of surveys, weekly quizzes, homework assignments, and book logs given to students and surveys given to parents. As children grow and develop throughout elementary school, they may encounter some barriers that alter ...