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ERIC Number: EJ182124
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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But Can They Read It? A Look at Readability Formulas
Ricker, Kenneth S.
Science Teacher, 45, 3, 23-4, Mar 78
Examines six science books in reference to their reading levels as determined by the Fry, SMOG, and Fog formulas. A disparity in calculated values is noted and explained to be the result of the use of different comprehension levels by the formulas. Suggestions concerning the selection of science reading materials for the classroom are provided. (CP)
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