ERIC Number: EJ381813
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Reading Formulas--Maligned but Valid.
Fry, Edward B.
Journal of Reading, v32 n4 p292-97 Jan 1989
Argues that readability formulas accurately predict how easily a passage will be understood by considering sentence length and word difficulty. Claims that the misuse of readability formulas as writing guides is responsible for much of the criticism. Challenges the critics to come up with something better. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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