The Lexile System A Great Reading Resource
<ul><li>A system that allocates a readability level or Lexile to fiction and non fiction books. </li></ul><ul><li>This ran...
Organisation The Lexile System Has 3 main parts SRI Reading Counts Management Suite
SRI <ul><li>A comprehension test used to calculate the students Lexile level </li></ul><ul><li>Students should only do max...
Reading Counts <ul><li>Most important part of system </li></ul><ul><li>Contains quizzes on thousands of our library books....
Management Suite <ul><li>Most valuable part of the program. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides teachers with a wide range of infor...
How it works in the classroom Student attempts  quiz for that book on the computer Student selects and  reads a book in th...
<ul><li>Children should borrow at least one Lexile Book when they come to the Library. </li></ul><ul><li>Lexile books shou...
Reading Overview Activity Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Guided Reading A C B Lexile Reading B A C Comprehension Activity C B A
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The lexile system

  1. 1. The Lexile System A Great Reading Resource
  2. 2. <ul><li>A system that allocates a readability level or Lexile to fiction and non fiction books. </li></ul><ul><li>This ranges from 100 to 1300 + </li></ul><ul><li>Students are allocated a Lexile score. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides valuable information about each students reading. </li></ul><ul><li>Computer based </li></ul><ul><li>Motivational </li></ul>What is it?
  3. 3. Organisation The Lexile System Has 3 main parts SRI Reading Counts Management Suite
  4. 4. SRI <ul><li>A comprehension test used to calculate the students Lexile level </li></ul><ul><li>Students should only do maximum of 4 of these each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Guide to reading progress of students </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reading Counts <ul><li>Most important part of system </li></ul><ul><li>Contains quizzes on thousands of our library books. </li></ul><ul><li>Students do quiz on completion of a book </li></ul><ul><li>Indicates how well student read the book </li></ul><ul><li>Allocates points according to length and complexity of the book </li></ul><ul><li>Used to set targets/goals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Management Suite <ul><li>Most valuable part of the program. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides teachers with a wide range of information and reports about whole class or individual reading performance. </li></ul><ul><li>Good source of evidence for reporting. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. <ul><li>Children should borrow at least one Lexile Book when they come to the Library. </li></ul><ul><li>Lexile books should be part of home reading and or SSR time in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Should be part of your class reading program . </li></ul><ul><li>Use Reports to set goals, create rewards , feed back for parents. </li></ul>Suggested Ideas
  9. 9. Reading Overview Activity Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Guided Reading A C B Lexile Reading B A C Comprehension Activity C B A
  10. 10. Thankyou for coming. Any other questions ?

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