MA Reading Education
Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Education
College of Education
Group reading; Books and reading
Elementary Education | Language and Literacy Education
The purpose of this study is to document the changes in student achievement, motivation, and engagement. The specific aim is to see what happens when series books are discussed in literature circles. Engagement during literature circles, growth in reading level, and behaviors exhibited during the literature circle discussions are analyzed. The focus group of students demonstrated changes in their reading preferences and level of motivation to read texts. Implications for utilizing series books in literature circles are discussed.
Guerci, Heather E., "Utilizing series books as a vehicle to cultivate motivation and reading development in literature circles" (2018). Theses and Dissertations. 2515.