Reading Assessment and Readability Tests and Tools
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MOTIVATION IS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN
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IF YOU WANT TO KNOW - YOU'LL LEARN.
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Fry Graph Check the Readability of a Piece of Writing
easy-to-use readability graphs. You will find the directions on this site page.
Literacy | Reading Test | Reading Assessment
- All about readibility tests
- Readability of a Website, HTML Document, Interpreting the Results, Gunning-Fog Index
- Lexicool.com text analyzer
- Quick Assessment
- The Gunning Fox Index, the Flesch Formula, and the Power Sumner Kearl formula explained to determine readability levels,and one that explains readability and its relation to school textbooks.
- Readability Plus Software (for both the PC or Mac) which includes the readability formulas for Dale-Chall, Fry, Flesch Grade Level, Flesch Reading Ease, FOG, SMOG, FORCAST, Powers-Somner-Kearl, and Spache.
- Check the readability level of a passage using the Flesch Reading Ease and the Flesch-Kincaid grade level built into the newest versions of Microsoft® Word will display readability statistics.
- Flesch-Kincaid explained
- When finished Microsoft® Word shows the reading level of the document.
This is a US Government Department of Defense standard test 16.
(i) Calculate L, the average sentence length (number of words ÷ number of sentences). Estimate the number of sentences to the nearest tenth, where necessary.
(ii) Calculate N, the average number of syllables per word (number of syllables ÷ number of words).
Then grade level = ( L × 0.39 ) + ( N × 11.8 ) - 15.59
So Reading Age = ( L × 0.39 ) + ( N × 11.8 ) - 10.59 years.
Databases of Leveled Books.
- Beaverton Leveled Books Database
- Reading Level Estimator, Reading Assessments
- Early Intervention Leveled Books Database
- Leveled Picture Books Database
- Lexile Analyzer
- Lexile Level Searchable Database
- Readability and School Books Explanation