Tools for Matching Readers to Texts

Research-Based Practices

Heidi Anne E. Mesmer

November 16, 2007
ISBN 9781593855970
Price: $32.00
180 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

1.Using Text Analysis Tools to Match Readers to Texts

I. Text Analysis Tools: A Reference

2. Traditional Readability Formulas

3. Second-Generation Readability Formulas: Lexiles and Degrees of Reading Power

4. Textual Scaffolds for Beginning Readers: Qualitative Leveling, Decodability, and Vocabulary Control

II. Choosing and Using Text Analysis Tools

5. Choosing Text Analysis Tools: Successful Schools

6. Using Text Analysis Tools: Successful Primary Teachers

7. Using Text Analysis Tools: Successful Intermediate Teachers

Appendix. Applications of Readability Formulas: Accelerated Reader and Reading Counts