This article presents a model of a reading motivation project for a group of fourth grade students. The project incorporates strategies shown to promote engagement in literacy: opportunities for choice, reflection and social interaction. It features the use of metacognitive activities where students set weekly goals and reflect upon how they are growing as readers.
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