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Teachers and parents can explore various tools to put the Lexile Framework to work in their classrooms and for their students.
Quick reference guide with examples on the Lexile® scale ranging from 200L for beginning reader books to 1600L for more advanced texts.
This is a two-page overview of the benefits and usefulness of the Lexile® Framework for Reading.
Overview of the uses and benefits of Lexile® measures in the classroom and library.
This six-minute animated video is the perfect resource for educators and parents who are new to Lexile® measures.
Download word lists by grade and domain, including math, science, social studies and general, students are likely to encounter learning materials.
Once students have their Lexile® measures, they can search for titles matching their Lexile® levels and interests, build custom reading lists and check the availability of books at a local library or bookseller.
Measure the complexity of a text by breaking it down and studying its characteristics. The outcome is the text complexity, expressed as a Lexile measure, along with word count, mean sentence length and mean log frequency.
Chart a student’s reading growth across different state assessments, and compare forecasted growth with the text demands of college and careers, to ensure a student graduates college and career ready.