• Lexile by Grade Level

    Updated Sept. 2012

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    The right hand column has been updated to reflect CCSS appropriate Lexile levels for each grade level.CCSS Lexiles should be used for instructional purposes, not placement decisions.

    According to MetaMetrix, "The updates refer to the three-part model defined in Appendix A of the the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects, which combines the quantitative and qualitative measures of text complexity with reader and task considerations." (Published Aug. 2012)