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Literary Text Complexity Measures


Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Delve into the qualitative and quantitative text complexity measures with this TeachingBooks.net tool to best analyze and select rich, worthy texts for instruction for all of your students.

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Qualitative Measures (BETA)


 

Qualitative Text Complexity

  • Slightly
  • Moderately
  • Very
  • Exceedingly
Meaning
Text Organization
Conventionality
Vocabulary
Sentence Structure
Life Experiences
Cultural Knowledge

Crowdsourced from 6 educators who filled out the Literary Text Complexity Qualitative Measures Rubric, adapted from the CCSSO's ELA State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards, and the text complexity rubrics used by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction ELA Team.

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Quantitative Measures


Lexile Level: 770


Lexile Ranges Aligned to CCR Expectations Text Complexity Grade Band in the Standards
N/A k-1
450-790 2-3
770-980 4-5
955-1155 6-8
1080-1305 9-10
1215-1355 11-CCR

Source: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy Appendix A, pg 8.

Grades in which Lord of the Flies is Assigned


PreK   K   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12

Crowdsourced from 6 educators who filled out the Literary Text Complexity Qualitative Measures Rubric, adapted from the CCSSO's ELA State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards, and the text complexity rubrics used by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction ELA Team.