Understanding the new
Lexile Oral Reading Framework

Understanding the new Lexile Oral Reading Framework

The benefits of reading out loud are numerous, from making complex ideas more accessible to exposing students to vocabulary and syntax that aren’t part of everyday speech.

Findings from a recent National Association of Educational Progress (NAEP) study show that reading comprehension is connected to a student’s ability to read text fluently and accurately, and to their ability to recognize and decode words. Yet, the same findings indicate only 35% of students in the fourth grade are at or above the proficiency level in reading.

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