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Title: Boys are more apt to read for information or to learn how to do something than to read for pleasure.


1
  • Boys are more apt to read for information or to
    learn how to do something than to read for
    pleasure.
  • TRUE

2
  • Boys are more likely than girls to be placed in
    remedial classes or held back a grade
  • TRUE

3
  • Boys arent practiced and often dont feel
    comfortable exploring the emotions and feelings
    found in fiction.
  • TRUE

4
  • Boys dont have enough male role models for
    literacy.
  • TRUE

5
  • Boys have more positive attitudes toward both
    reading and writing than girls.
  • FALSE?

6
  • Boys have traditionally done better than girls in
    reading,
  • FALSE

7
  • Boys prefer to read fiction over nonfiction
  • FALSE

8
  • Boys rank lower in their class and earn fewer
    honors than girls
  • TRUE

9
  • Boys score lower in all grades on standardized
    reading and writing tests than girls
  • TRUE

10
  • Boys tend to be externally driven, rather than
    intrinsically motivated, to read.
  • TRUE

11
  • Girls have higher self-concepts as readers than
    boys do
  • TRUE

12
  • Girls spend more time watching television than
    boys .
  • FALSE

13
  • Holes by Sachar is a favorite book of most boys
  • TRUE

14
  • Many books boys are asked to read dont appeal to
    them. They arent motivated to want to read. .
  • TRUE

15
THAT'S THE FACTS, JACK
  • The differences in reading achievement in the
    early grades are a result of females' greater
    educational readiness
  • TRUE

16
  • More boys prefer playing computer and video games
    than girls
  • TRUE

17
  • Boys prefer active pursuits, as a group
    experience, rather than passive, solitary
    activities like those involved in literacy
  • TRUE

18
  • The action-oriented, competitive learning style
    of many boys works against them learning to read
    and write
  • TRUE

19
THAT'S THE FACTS, JACK
  • This workshop met all of the stated objectives?
  • TRUE OR FALSE?
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