• Reading levels
– Syllables
– Sentences
• Lexile Levels
– Syllables
– Sentences
– Semantics
– Syntax
• All of these rate ...
Higher or Lower?
Guess Again!
4.8 790 4.0 680
Higher or Lower?
Hmmm….
5.7 920 5.7 960
Higher or Lower?
Guess again!
5.7 990 5.9 850
Higher or Lower
Guess again!
n/a 620 4.1 630
One More Time
Huh?
4.2 5.0
Qualitative measures complement quantitative
measures:
– Purpose
– Language conventionality and clarity
– Text structures
...
• Narrative structure
– Shifts in time (flashback and foreshadowing)
– Point of view (multiple narrators, unreliable narra...
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Levels and lexiles

  1. 1. • Reading levels – Syllables – Sentences • Lexile Levels – Syllables – Sentences – Semantics – Syntax • All of these rate only how students perform on tests Problems with Quantitative Analysis of Books
  2. 2. Higher or Lower?
  3. 3. Guess Again! 4.8 790 4.0 680
  4. 4. Higher or Lower?
  5. 5. Hmmm…. 5.7 920 5.7 960
  6. 6. Higher or Lower?
  7. 7. Guess again! 5.7 990 5.9 850
  8. 8. Higher or Lower
  9. 9. Guess again! n/a 620 4.1 630
  10. 10. One More Time
  11. 11. Huh? 4.2 5.0
  12. 12. Qualitative measures complement quantitative measures: – Purpose – Language conventionality and clarity – Text structures – Knowledge demands Qualitative Measures
  13. 13. • Narrative structure – Shifts in time (flashback and foreshadowing) – Point of view (multiple narrators, unreliable narrator) • Language – Figurative devices – Irony – Parody • Knowledge Demands – Cultural – intertextuality Translation

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