Parent Connect: Reading Lives vs. Reading Levels
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Levels Karin Halle*
Andrea Hernandez Parent Connect
How do YOU choose a book?
I Choose Purpose Interest Comprehension Know the words
4.5 4.6 4.7 4.4
Line Height & Length
Difficulty of Vocabulary
Words per Sentence
Characters per Word
IL K-3 BL 4.5
IL 4-8 BL 4.5
IL 6-12 BL 4.5
IL 9-12 BL 4.5
Its a Tool!
There is no shortcut for knowing our
students & knowing
books theres not a database
for that. -Donalyn Miller
Is My Kid Reading on Grade Level? A Better Question: Is My Kid Reading?
Reading is not a competitive sport
Be careful how you measure what is at level.