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A child walks into a library, stops, and stands staring blank eyed at all the shelves filled with fantastic books while lamenting "I can't find anything to read.
That is what it feels like when you have spent countless hours diligently searching high and low curating the perfect library collection. Or perhaps this soulless lament is a battle cry to the champions of all readers yes that champion is you-parents, teachers, and librarians.
Your quest is to help this woeful child discover their inner self so they may learn the secrets of selecting books to match their reading interests. Sound the battle cry and fade to black.
What is a Reading Interest Survey? Questionnaires known as Reading Interest, Reading Inventory, or Reading Attitude Surveys are helpful tools to help teachers, librarians, and parents gain a sense of a child's interests, favorite things, likes, dislikes, hobbies, and how they feel about reading.
This data can serve as a guide to help a reader learn to identify the types of books they might be interested in reading.
The goal is to help readers become successful in identifying the right books that will motivate them without frustrating them. The link above takes you to my Reading Interest Surveys. What is the next step?
After collecting the reader's interviews, I review each student's survey with them to get a bigger sense of what type of book will click with them. Sometimes I offer them a good book match and other times we have to keep looking for the perfect fit.
I keep the interview data in a binder so that I can flip back quickly when a student gets stumped and he or she needs a refresher on their likes and dislikes. I think I will offer kiddos a chance to edit their responses mid-year as they develop and grow as readers.Elementary Student Survey 05/20/09 Page 4 The following questions are about bullying.
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Elementary Reading Attitude Survey. School Grade Name Please circle the picture that describes how you feel when you read a book.