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2 A significant factor for Success in Life, is Success in Reading.

3 How can you measure success in reading?

4 A system that precisely measures the reading level of text in Lexiles. (200L – 1800L) Some examples: Michael Crichton – Jurrasic Park 710L Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 980L USA TODAY – newspaper1200L W4 Employee Withholding From1260L

5 A widely adopted reading measure used by over 450 publishers. Tens of thousands of books and tens of millions of articles have Lexile measures.

6 An educational on-line tool that measures a Student’s Reading Level in Lexiles ( 200L – 1800L )

7 1500L 500L 600L 700L 800L 900L 1000L 1100L 1200L 1300L 1400L Text Level 400L

8 1500L 500L 600L 700L 800L 900L 1000L 1100L 1200L 1300L 1400L Text Level 400L Your Reading Level is based upon: COMPREHENSION

9 1500L 500L 600L 700L 800L 900L 1000L 1100L 1200L 1300L 1400L Text Level 400L Your Reading Level is based upon: COMPREHENSION If your Lexile Reading Level is: 1250 you can comprehend If your Lexile Reading level is: 950 you can comprehend If your Lexile Reading Level is: 1450 you can comprehend

10 Why is this important?

11 Entry Level Job Reading Materials - in Lexiles Career Cluster Lexile Ag./Natural Resources 1270 – 1510L Architecture/Construction 1210 – 1340L Business & Admin – 1310L Education & Training 1320 – 1370L Health Science 1260 – 1300L Hospitality & Tourism 1230 – 1260L Human Services 1050 – 1200L Law & Public Safety 1420 – 1740L Manufacturing 1200 – 1310L Sales & Service 1180 – 1270L Sci. Research/Engineering 1190 – 1250L The average community college student reads at 1100 Lexiles.

12 How Important is it to know your Reading Level?  Reading text at your Reading Level Increases comprehension Encourages growth Increases productivity  Knowing your target Reading Level Gives you a goal to meet your career reading level requirements

13 How to use Total Reader?  Access Total Reader anywhere and anytime  Read one hour per week  Follow and apply the advice and training of your Santa Monica Instructors  Watch your Reading Level improve

14 In Summary:  Books are Lexiled to determine their Reading Difficulty  Students are Lexiled for their Reading Level  Total Reader provides a way for you aim for the reading level you need to succeed in school and in your career

15 Let’s Get Started!


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