Metacognitive awareness shows diversity from person to person according to their features, such as their language skill levels and age groups. The purpose of the study was to investigate the differences among 6(th), 7(th), and 8(th) grades in respect to their metacognitive awareness in the field of reading. The research was conducted using a correlational method. The study group consisted of 101 students from a public school in Kutahya province of Turkey. The result of the study revealed that there was a positive correlation between grade level and metacognitive awareness in reading, but the difference was not statistically significant. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.