FunctionalReadingLevels

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FUNCTIONAL READING LEVELS CHARACTERISTICS TYPICAL READING Independent Level Easy Excellent comprehension Excellent accuracy in word recognition Few words need analysis Rapid, smooth rate Few errors of any kind All pleasure reading All self-selected reading for information Homework, tests, seatwork, learning centers and all other assigned work to be done alone Instructional Level Comfortable Good comprehension Good accuracy in word recognition Fairly rapid rate Some word analysis needed
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Unformatted text preview: School textbooks and reading books Guided classroom reading assignments Study guides and other work with guidance Forms and applications Frustration Level Too hard Poor comprehension Slow, stumbling rate Much word analysis necessary No assigned material Reading for diagnostic purposes Self-selected materials where student's interest in very high despite difficulty (From Gillet & Temple, Understanding Reading Problems, 1990)...
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