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Literary Text Complexity Measures


My Brother Sam Is Dead

My Brother Sam Is Dead

by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

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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.

Qualitative Measures (BETA)


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