ERIC Number: EJ227751
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: 0
A Comparison of the Fry, Spache, and Harris-Jacobson Readability Formulas for Primary Grades.
Harris, Albert J.; Jacobson, Milton D.
Reading Teacher, v33 n8 p920-24 May 1980
Concludes that the Spache and Harris-Jacobson readability formulas are quite similar in variables used, in the way they were developed, and in statistical characteristics; notes differences in the Fry graph and raises questions about its suitability for measuring the readability of primary grade reading materials. (ET)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Fry Readability Graph; Harris Jacobson Readability Formulas; Spache Readability Formula