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Elementary Education

The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Reading attitudes

1987

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The Relationship Among Children’S Reading Achievement, Parental Attitudes Towards Reading, And Parental Reading Habits, Diane La Spada Hage Jul 1987

The Relationship Among Children’S Reading Achievement, Parental Attitudes Towards Reading, And Parental Reading Habits, Diane La Spada Hage

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships among children's reading achievement, parental attitudes towards reading, and parental reading habits. Fifty-seven students enrolled in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 of a suburban parochial school in Western New York State and their parents constituted the subjects of this study.

Specific questions to be answered were:

1. Does a strong relationship exist between parental reading habits and their child's reading achievement?

2. Does a strong relationship exist between parental attitudes towards reading and their child's reading achievement?

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3. Does a strong relationship exist between parental attitudes ...