What are Lexile reading level conversion charts?


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Reading level conversion charts provide teachers and parents a quick reference guide to convert Lexile reading levels to equivalent reading levels in other reading assessments. Other assessments frequently included in conversion charts include the Developmental Reading Assessment, the Fountas and Pinnell assessment and the Reading Recovery assessment.

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Charts often include the average grade or age range for readers at each compared Lexile level. Other widely used reading level systems include PM Readers and the Scholastic Guided Reading Levels.

Some charts, often published by companies promoting a less-often used reading assessment, compare the reading levels of a proprietary reading program to Lexile and other assessments. Many of these charts include links to level-appropriate reading lists.

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