A variety of motivational activities that may occur in school or at home will foster children’smotivation for reading. A meta-analysis (Guthrie & Humenick, 2004) reported experimentalevidence that several classroom practices lead to improvements in reading motivation. Theseclassroom practices include (a) providing choices of books or tasks during reading instruction,(b) affording students’ opportunities for collaboration with classmates in reading activities, (c)providing interesting texts for instructional activities, and (d) providing hands-on activities orreal-world interactions connected to specific book-reading activities (Guthrie, Wigfield, &Perencevich, 2004)



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