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  • The Lexile System A Great Reading Resource
    • A system that allocates a readability level or Lexile to fiction and non fiction books.
    • This ranges from 100 to 1300 +
    • Students are allocated a Lexile score.
    • Provides valuable information about each students reading.
    • Computer based
    • Motivational
    What is it?
  • Organisation The Lexile System Has 3 main parts SRI Reading Counts Management Suite
  • SRI
    • A comprehension test used to calculate the students Lexile level
    • Students should only do maximum of 4 of these each year.
    • Guide to reading progress of students
  • Reading Counts
    • Most important part of system
    • Contains quizzes on thousands of our library books.
    • Students do quiz on completion of a book
    • Indicates how well student read the book
    • Allocates points according to length and complexity of the book
    • Used to set targets/goals
  • Management Suite
    • Most valuable part of the program.
    • Provides teachers with a wide range of information and reports about whole class or individual reading performance.
    • Good source of evidence for reporting.
  • How it works in the classroom Student attempts quiz for that book on the computer Student selects and reads a book in their Lexile range Points are added to the students record If the student passes If the student fails Student cannot do that quiz again
    • Children should borrow at least one Lexile Book when they come to the Library.
    • Lexile books should be part of home reading and or SSR time in the classroom.
    • Should be part of your class reading program .
    • Use Reports to set goals, create rewards , feed back for parents.
    Suggested Ideas
  • Reading Overview Activity Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Guided Reading A C B Lexile Reading B A C Comprehension Activity C B A
  • Thankyou for coming. Any other questions ?