Freshman Reading Survey 2012 - Thurnau 3rd Hour

This is a short survey to collect information about your reading habits and interests.

Please respond to questions as honestly as you can. Your answers will not be graded; they will be used only to learn about your reading habits and to help you find books that you might enjoy.

Last Name, First Name

Name


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. What is your attitude toward reading?*
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Really enjoy it  Really dislike it


  1. Approximately how many books have you read for pleasure (not for an assignment) in the past year?*
    0
    1-5
    6-10
    11-15
    16-20
    21-25
    more than 25


  1. Did you read any books for pleasure over the past summer?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you ever particpated in a reading program?
    If YES, check all that apply.
    If NO, select "No, I have not participated in a reading program."
    Abraham Lincoln Book Award
    Accelerated Reader
    A public library summer reading program
    Read for a Lifetime
    Reading Counts
    Other
    No, I have not participated in a reading program


  1. Do you prefer to read fiction (stories that are not real) or nonfiction (true stories)?*
    Fiction
    Nonfiction


  1. Of the genres (types) of books listed below, check all that you enjoy reading.*
    Mystery
    Horror
    Science fiction
    Fantasy
    Adventure
    Romance
    Contemporary teen stories
    Short stories
    Historical fiction
    Animal stories
    Poetry
    Westerns
    Humorous stories
    Sports stories
    War stories


  1. Of the genres (types) of books listed below, check all that you enjoy reading.*
    Biography (life of a real person)
    Teen problems
    History
    True adventure
    How-to
    Music or movies
    Diaries or journals of real people
    Science
    War
    Careers
    Clothes and fashion
    Sports
    Health and Exercise
    Technology
    True crime


  1. How do you typically decide what books to read? (Check all that apply.)*
    Word of mouth from friends
    Word of mouth from family members
    Word of mouth from teachers
    Book reviews in magazines or online
    Interesting cover
    Favorite author
    Favorite genre
    Other


  1. When you read a good book, what people do you tell about it?*
    Friends
    Classmates
    Family members
    Teachers
    No one


  1. Do you ever reread a book that you enjoy?*
    Yes
    No


  1. What is your favorite book?*