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Lexiles

  1. 2. A word or two about lexiles <ul><li>What are they? </li></ul><ul><li>How can they help? </li></ul><ul><li>What should we do? </li></ul>
  2. 3. Lexile ranges for grade levels <ul><li>Elementary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>200-700 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intermediate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>700-900 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Middle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>900-1000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1000-1200 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 6. Let's look at some recent books and see…
  4. 7. Which is the higher lexile?
  5. 8. Katherines 5.6/ 890 Higher power of lucky 5.9/ 1010
  6. 9. Which has the higher level?
  7. 10. Cass 3.6 /520 Harry Potter 6.9/980
  8. 11. Higher lexile?
  9. 12. American Born Chinese 3.3 n/a Criss cross 5.5/ 820
  10. 13. Higher reading level?
  11. 14. Rules 3.9/ 780 Rules of Survival 4.3/660
  12. 15. Why? <ul><li>Application of science to art </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring a creative product </li></ul><ul><li>Randomness of passages </li></ul><ul><li>Elimination of the human element </li></ul>
  13. 16. So..how can we use these? <ul><li>Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Must add: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examination of other’s collections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul></ul>

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