Reading Levels

  • Independent

    level text                                                    

    Relatively easy text for the

    reader, with no more than

    approximately 1 in 20

    words difficult for the

    reader (95% success)

                                                       Instructional

                                          level text

                                                        Challenging but

                                                               manageable text for the

                                                                 reader, with no more

                                                              than approximately 1 in

                                                            10 words difficult for the

                                                              reader (90% success)

                                                                                                 Frustration

                                                                    level text

                                                                                                               Difficult text for the reader,

                                                                                                                          with more than

                                                                                                                      1 in 10 words difficult

                                                                                                                    for the reader (less than

                                                                                                                                90% success)