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Unit 2: Dimensions of Text Complexity

2.2 Assessing a Student’s Reading Level

The CCSS for ELA/Literacy are asking students to read text that is at grade level, but it is also important for a teacher to know the approximate reading level of each student. The Lexile Framework can describe a student’s reading ability.

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View the following short video about the Lexile Framework for Reading:

The Lexile Framework provides guidance to select books based on a student’s reading ability, not by the student’s grade level.