Scan your books' ISBNs and view the Guided Reading, Grade Level Equivalent, DRA, and Lexile levels/measures for the book. Perfect for educators and parents. (Scan your book's ISBN and get the GR, DRA, Lexile, and/or GLE reading levels.
"I’m done. I’m ditching the reading logs this year. I’ll find other ways to know whether my students are reading. We’ll talk about books we’ve enjoyed (or abandoned), I’ll ask them to write book reviews when they love or hate a book (hello opinion writing!) Maybe I’ll make an Edmodo group for my class for book reviews. I’ll find something that can’t be faked, and isn’t a nightly chore so they can just love to read again.."
In 1952, a few weeks before Charlotte's Web came out, E. B. White's editor asked him to share his inspiration for the book with the publisher's marketing department. Here is his thoughtful and intriguing response...
One thing I love about iBooks is how easy it is to take notes and organize your thinking. I use iBooks to prepare reading guides for student book clubs. If your students are reading classic texts (Treasure Island, Jane Eyre, etc.) these books can be downloaded for free. If my students are going to be reading in a book club with hard copies of a text, I’ll purchase a copy on iBooks so I can prepare a reading guide for them. Here’s how:"
Website readability testing tool. Test readability by referer, URI or direct text input. Scores for Flesch Kincaid Reading Ease and Grade Level, Gunning Fog Score, Coleman Liau Index and Automated Readability Index.
This week we have taken the standards one-by-one and shared book titles and lesson ideas for each. Today we continue this series of posts with K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 lessons for teaching standard 3, which we have nicknamed The “Things Change” Standard.