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Common Core State Standards Initiative, 2010
One of the key requirements of the Common Core State Standards for Reading is that all students must be able to comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity as they progress through school. By the time they complete the core, students must be able to read and comprehend independently and proficiently the kinds of complex texts commonly found…
Descriptors: Reading Ability, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Glossaries
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Aziz, Anealka; Fook, Chan Yuen; Alsree, Zubaida – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2010
Reading materials are considered having high readability if readers are interested to read the materials, understand the content of the materials and able to read the materials fluently. In contrast, reading materials with low readability discourage readers from reading the materials, create difficulties for readers to understand the content of…
Descriptors: Readability, Computational Linguistics, Reading Materials, Second Language Learning
Cline, Terry A. – 1971
This study, conducted at a community college in mid-Missouri, compared the reading ability of students with the readability of the textbooks (aside from technical books) used in their classes. There were a total of 17 textbook/class comparisons. The reading level of students was determined by the Nelson-Denny Reading Test, revised edition, and…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Readability, Reading, Reading Ability
Rakes, Thomas A. – 1972
This appraisal of the readability of materials used by Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers determines readability by using the Dale-Chall Readability Formula, the Fry Readability Graph, and the Gunning Fog Readability Formula. An introductory chapter states the problem, defines terms, and presents the importance, hypotheses, design, limitations,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Reading Programs, Readability, Reading Achievement
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Pauk, Walter – Journal of Reading, 1973
Descriptors: Motivation, Readability, Reading Interests, Reading Level