Presentation on theme: "A significant factor for Success in Life, is Success in Reading."— Presentation transcript:
A significant factor for Success in Life, is Success in Reading.
How can you measure success in reading?
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
A widely adopted reading measure used by over 450 publishers. Tens of thousands of books and tens of millions of articles have Lexile measures.
An educational on-line tool that measures a Student’s Reading Level in Lexiles ( 200L – 1800L )
1500L 500L 600L 700L 800L 900L 1000L 1100L 1200L 1300L 1400L Text Level 400L Your Reading Level is based upon: COMPREHENSION
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
Why is this important?
Entry Level Job Reading Materials - in Lexiles Career Cluster Lexile Ag./Natural Resources 1270 – 1510L Architecture/Construction 1210 – 1340L Business & Admin. 1210 – 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.
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
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
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