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Quantitative Measures (ht tps:/ / hub.lexile.com/) The Lexile measures from the books Of Mice and Men, Lord of the Flies, Autobiography of Malcolm X and Twelve Years a Slave are 630L, 770l, 1120L, and 1200L, respectfully. Of Mice and Men is on the proficient reading level of students grade 2 and 3 complexity band. Lord of the Flies for grades 2 and 3. Autobiography of Malcolm X for grades 8 and up and Twelve Years a Slave for grades 9 and up. Of Mice and Men and Lord of the Flies are not taught to primary school children due to profanity and violence. Autobiography of Malcolm X and Twelve Years a slave is on the proficiency level of that of high school students. Qualitative Measures Of Mice and Men is a short novel that was published in 1937 with 107 pages with a simple writing style. Where it addresses relationships, profanity, racial slurs, mental disabilities throughout the novel. Lord of the Rings is a novel published in 1954 with 224 pages with another simple writing style. This novel addresses hardships, living life without adults, Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. -Mark Twain Fictional Rationale Of Mice and Men happened before World War II during the Great Depression from May 1, 1937-May 19, 1937. This novel use profanity, racial slurs, shows mental disabilities, relationships, survivability and much more. Two men looking to survive during the Great Depression are faced with challenges. Lord of the Flies happened after World War II from August 1945- January 1946. Based on adolescent children surviving on a small island and it speaks on the themes of survival, good vs. evil, civilization vs. savagery, loss of innocence and making the right decisions. In the end of both books, students will understand that their actions can affect the outcome of not only their life but the life of others. They

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