HomeLuz y Sabervol. 2 no. 2 (2008)

Motivating People to Read

Abegail S. Comandao

Discipline: Humanities



The information found in this paper came from articles of different journals, between the years of 1995 and 2003, that have content regarding motivation and teaching strategies leading to readers’ motivation.


Beginning with the dimensions of children’s motivation for reading as related to reading activity and reading achievement, the four literacy personalities follow next. Such personalities aim to describe readers’ characteristics as regards motivation to read. Then, the readers’ struggles are described afterwards. In addition, suggested ways to motivate people.