Observing Reading Behaviors in Students


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What is a reading behavior?

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1. What is one example of a telling reading behavior?

2. What should a teacher pay attention to during read alouds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Does the local librarian know you by name and frequently make book suggestions for you, or do you loathe reading? When using these assessments, students will be challenged to answer questions about various types of reading behaviors and how teachers can use their students' behaviors to help during instruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students should familiarize themselves with the following material if they want to succeed:

  • The definition of a reading behavior
  • One example of a telling reading behavior
  • How teachers can help their students during read alouds
  • What it means to be a passionate, independent reader
  • The clue(s) to look for to gauge student reading behaviors

Skills Practiced

The assessments will help students to improve the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read the accompanying lesson on reading behaviors in students and pull out the most critical information
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define the key term 'reading behavior'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to answer a question about how teachers can best help their students

Additional Learning

For more information, take a look at the related lesson, Observing Reading Behaviors in Students. It will help you meet these objectives and goals:

  • Understand how reading behaviors can be blatant or subtle
  • Examine student reading behavior during read alouds
  • Learn about student reading behavior during independent reading
  • Understand how gauging students' thoughts and feelings during reading can help a teacher to better understand or connect with his/her students