- literary analysis task
- research simulation task
- narrative writing task.
Determining the Reading LevelWhen finding online texts (such as speeches, articles, journals), how can teachers determine the reading level? Here's one simple way:
- Copy and paste the text into Microsoft Word.
- Enable readability statistics (see instructions in photo below).
- Use the chart below to determine if the Flesh-Kincaid reading level falls within the appropriate grade level band stipulated by Common Core State Standards.
Changing the Reading Level
How can teachers change the reading level of a text? Check out rewordify.com. This FREE site allows teachers to change the reading level of a text, create vocabulary lists, and do some other pretty amazing stuff.
Hopefully, teachers will find these resources helpful.