Nov 2008 Literacy

We have been reading during the first 10-15 minutes of class time for 9 weeks. Share your thoughts about your growth as a reader.



         

       

Name


  1. I read for pleasure.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I read every day.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. Reading is usually boring to me.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I don't always understand what I read.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I usually have a book with me.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I read during study hall (or I would if I had a study hall).
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I've never read a book I liked very much.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I have bought myself at least one book in the past three months.
     
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    No  3 or more books


  1. I value reading as a part of my identity.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. Reading gives me a headache.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I've recommended a book to someone else (since school started).
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I'm a slow reader.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I like words and learning new words.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I consider myself an avid reader.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I only read when I have to.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I read for pleasure outside of class time.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I am easily distracted while reading.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I would rather read a magazine or newspaper than a book.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I would rather read non-fiction (true) than fiction (made up).
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I am a better reader now than I was at the beginning of the year (or I was already an excellent reader).
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I like reading more than I did at the beginning of the year (or I've always loved reading and still do).
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I like having time in class to read.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. Reading is valued in my English classroom.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I like my teacher to help me choose good books to read.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I am skilled at choosing good books to read.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. My teacher is interested in what I am reading.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. Sometimes I only pretend to read during reading time.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I liked putting my name on the wall after I'd read a book.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I think that reading MORE improves my reading skill.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I would like more individual instruction on improving my reading skills.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. Reading is valued at AHS.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. How many books have you read since the school year began?


  1. I would like to be graded on the amount I read.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I would like to be graded on how well I understand what I've read.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I would like to be graded on how well I am staying focused on my book during reading time.
     
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    Strongly disagree  Strongly agree


  1. I have read an entire book in a single day (in my lifetime, not necessarily the past 3 months).
    Yes
    No


  1. In a unified, coherent paragraph, identify and evaluate a book you've read this school year. Remember to follow general statements with examples to explain and clarify your reasoning. You might consider plot, characterization, tone (humorous, edgy), or style in your evaluation.