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Qualitative Text Complexity Measures

Inform instructional decisions with qualitative measures about the books in your curriculum.

Analyze and/or determine if the qualitative measures meet your differentiation needs with data from our interactive, crowdsourced rubric.

rubric entry form
text complexity readout

Complete a qualitative measures rubric online:

  1. Search for a book title using the search box on the top of any screen
    (or click here).
  2. Once on the webpage for that title, click on
    "Submit your own qualitative measurement".
  3. Complete the rubric, and at the end, consider your results with crowdsourced averages. You will receive a certificate acknowledging your text complexity review via email.

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Note: You can complete these qualitative measure rubrics online with any device, or work on them offline with the Text Complexity Rubric & Worksheet (PDF).

Implementation Strategy
As a formative assessment at the conclusion of reading a text, use these qualitative rubrics to determine students' understanding of literary characteristics.
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