Campus Location

Abilene Campus

Date of Award

Spring 5-8-2021

Document Type



Teacher Education

Degree Name

Master of Education in Teaching and Learning

First Advisor

Dr. Andrew Huddleston

Second Advisor

Dr. Dana Mayhall


At the time of the study, the researcher was a graduate student serving in a yearlong clinical teacher placement. The researcher sought to find an intervention to behavioral problems taking place in a third grade classroom setting. The aim of the study was to diminish the negative behavior occurring in the classroom setting through the use of bibliotherapy. For this study, the researcher collected data through the use of surveys, document collections, interventions, and observation with the addition of field notes. Using the constant comparative method with the addition of descriptive statistics, the author found common themes amongst the data collected that included the following: observable shifts in behavior, identifying with color spots, factors affecting behavior, and student perceptions of the intervention.

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