Strategies for Motivating Students to Read


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What is motivation?

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1. What is an important element of a good classroom library?

2. Confidence in reading can be improved through the mastery of what kind of skills?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of methods for motivating students to read. This includes issues that can hinder motivation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • Definition of motivation
  • Key element of a good classroom library
  • Skill known to boost confidence in reading
  • Importance of getting to know your students
  • Useful strategy for short-term motivation to read

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the nature of motivation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding strategies for motivating students to read and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding short-term versus long-term motivation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the related lesson titled Strategies for Motivating Students to Read. This lesson covers the following:

  • Reasons for lack of motivation
  • Genres and types of reading materials
  • Reading skill levels
  • Confidence building
  • Lifelong motivation to read