Complete 2 page APA formatted essay: If they dont read much. Download file to se

Complete 2 page APA formatted essay: If they dont read much.
Download file to see previous pages… ‘ and the ‘Accelerated Reader’ program in place, However, these incentive programs have not had the desired effect of turning children into avid and motivated readers. They are on the contrary according to the author, quite ‘de-motivating’, as also borne out by research on the same subject by Fawson and Moore (1999). Keeping this in mind, the author has offered some suggestions, which teachers could implement should they feel that their struggling readers are not motivated enough by whatever their respective schools are currently doing to motivate the children to read. Some of the suggestions put forth by the author are as follows: –
Revisit teacher read aloud practices. The best way of motivating children to read is to read aloud to the class. When elementary grade students were asked what motivated them to read particular texts, the response in most cases was, “My teacher read it in the class”. The same response was equally forthcoming when the same question was put to college students. This is very important when one considers that motivation to read declines as students make the transition from elementary to middle school since “students are more oriented to grades, competition, and their own competence than elementary education” (Guthrie and Davis).

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