10-second review: Negative statements that students are likely to make about reading.
Title: “Measuring Attitudes: An Extra Dimension.” LD Kennedy and RS Halinski. Journal of Reading (April 1975), 518-522.
Negative Statements about
Comment: I would be surprised if even good and successful readers have not had these same negative comments on reading at some time. I think one thing we can say to reluctant readers is that what they think about reading is true. Changing these attitudes about reading, focusing on what can occur through reading, rather than on the process of reading itself, is what teachers need to emphasize. RayS.