This paper will report on the positive changes seen in a struggling reader when a Read Aloud case study was conducted over a 4 week period. Key factors to the Read Aloud including offering choice in what was read, structuring each session to allow for consistency and gathering data through a pre-case study survey, post-case study survey, post-session surveys, observations and comparisons of Language Arts homework before and during the Read Aloud case study. With the exception of observations during each Read Aloud session, all data gathered was quantitative in nature. The data shows that his motivation to seek out literature on his own during the Read Aloud and both the students attitude toward reading and himself have improved over this short period of time.
"Conducting a Read Aloud Case Study to Increase Motivation, Create a Positive Attitude and Change Beliefs with a Struggling Reader,"
Vol. 3, Article 8.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lasalle.edu/graduateannual/vol3/iss1/8