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.
What is it?
Organisation The Lexile System Has 3 main parts SRI Reading Counts Management Suite
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
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
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.
Reading Overview Activity Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Guided Reading A C B Lexile Reading B A C Comprehension Activity C B A