* 1. What do you usually do when you read? (Check ALL that describe what you do.)

* 2. What kinds of books do you like to read? (Check ALL the one you like to read.)

* 3. How do you choose a book to read?

* 4. How would you rate your feelings toward reading?

I like to read.
I read at home.
Reading is hard for me.
I like picture books.
Reading is fun.
I like to read long stories/books.
I like when someone reads to me.
Reading is boring.
I am a good reader.
I like the material we read in school.

* 5. How often do you visit the public library for the following activities? (Not WMS.)

  Never A few times a year About once a month Several times a month Several times a week
Borrow books to read for pleasure
Borrow books for school work
Work on homework, course assignments or research papers
Read magazines or newspapers
Read books for fun
Learn about things that are not course-related, such as sports, hobbies, people or music
Use the Internet.

* 6. How often do you engage in reading the following electronic text types?

  I don’t know what it is Never or almost never Several times a month Several times a week Several times a day
Reading emails
Chat online (eg Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Instagram, Snapchat,Tumbler, etc...)
Reading online news
Using an online dictionary or encyclopedia (eg Wikipedia, Dictionary.com)
Searching online information to learn about a particular topic
Taking part in online group discussions or forums
Searching for practical information online (eg schedules, events, tips, recipes)

* 7. About how much time do you usually spend reading for enjoyment?

* 8. Honestly rate how much you use each reading strategy.

  Usually Sometimes Never
I study the title and pictures or photographs, and try to predict what the selection is about.
I try to predict what is going to happen next in the selection.
I break new words into familiar chunks in order to pronounce words properly.
I think about movies, TV shows or books that might be similar in some way.
I study the illustrations, photographs or diagrams for information.
I reread when I don’t understand.
I imagine myself right in the story.
I conference with others to clear up confusing parts.
I think about how the story is like something I have experienced.
I try to figure out the main idea of the selection.
I try retelling the story in my head.
I look up new words in the dictionary.
I self-correct when I mispronounce a word.
I ask questions about what I read.
I change my reading rate to adjust for the task or text.

* 9. Tell whether you know how to use each of the following reading strategies.

  I Know How To Use This Strategy I Don't Know How To Use This Strategy
Making Connections
Determining Main Ideas & Details
Summarizing & Paraphrasing

* 10. Please rate your preference for each of the following learning styles.

  Often Sometimes Seldom/Never
I remember information better if I write it down.
Looking at the person helps keep me focused.
I need a quiet place to get my work done.
When I take a test, I can see the textbook page in my head.
I need to write down directions, not just hear them verbally.
Music or background noise distracts my attention from the task at hand.
I don't always get the meaning of a joke.
I doodle and draw pictures on the margins of my notebook pages.
I react very strongly to colors.
My papers and notebooks always seem messy.
When I read, I need to use my index finger to track my place on the line.
I do not follow written directions well.
If I hear something, I will remember it.
Writing has always been difficult for me.
I often misread words from the text -(i.e. "them" for "then")
I would rather listen and learn, than read and learn.
I'm not very good at interpreting an individual's body language.
Pages with small print or poor quality copies are difficult for me to read.
My eyes tire quickly, even though my vision check-up is always fine.
I start a project before reading the directions.
I hate to sit at a desk for long periods of time.
I prefer first to see something done and then to do it myself.
I use the trial and error approach to problem solving.
I like to read my book while doing some other activity (i.e. texting, watching TV, coloring/drawing, etc...)
I take frequent study breaks.
I have a difficult time giving step-by-step instructions.
I enjoy sports and do well at several different types of sports.
I use my hands when describing things.
I have to rewrite or type my class notes to reinforce the material.