¿comprendemos más los textos si nos gusta leer? actitudes y desempeños lectores del estudiantado de escuelas públicas de la araucanía, chile

Translated title of the contribution: Do we comprehend texts more if we like to read?: Reading attitudes and performance of students of public schools in Araucanía, Chile

María Constanza Errázuriz, Liliana Fuentes, Andrea Cocio, Omar Davison, Rukmini Becerra, Paula Aguilar

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Abstract

Reading levels in primary education students are still deficient in Chile, despite the development of reading promoting iniciatives. Moreover, teaching practices of reading are present a low cognitive challenge. Therefore, the objective of the research was to evaluate the reading comprehension and attitudes of the 4th, 5th and 6th grade students of public schools. Regarding to the methodology, was descriptive and quantitative, the sample was representative and it was composed by 18 public schools of the Araucanía, whose students (n=1.197 approx.) were given a reading comprehension assessment and a reading attitudes survey. Among the results, it was identified that the performance of the students is low and it decreases along with their reading attitudes as they pass the course. In addition, there is a low magnitude correlation between their performance and their reading attitudes.

Translated title of the contributionDo we comprehend texts more if we like to read?: Reading attitudes and performance of students of public schools in Araucanía, Chile
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)549-589
Number of pages41
JournalRevista Brasileira de Linguistica Aplicada
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2020
Externally publishedYes

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