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Unformatted text preview: students who excel in reading need to be challenged by harder level books. The leveled books are assessed on varying criteria including: vocabulary, print, predictability, illustrations, content and concepts. This is a much more beneficial way to assess books, rather than just using numerical readability formulas. Because every book varies so greatly it is hard to decipher an exact formula for ALL books. Some books may look easy by appearance, but might actually contain difficult or confusing words and topics. It is important for teachers to constantly evaluate and reassess students progress so they can help them make the right decisions concerning their reading abilities....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course EDCI 461 taught by Professor Coddling during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08