Reading level

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Janphillips
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Reading level

Post by Janphillips » Wed May 16, 2018 8:59 am

Does anyone know the reading level of The Bears on Hemlock Mountain and The Courage of Sarah Noble? I tried to research it, but couldn’t find definitive answers.
Jan Phillips
Married 16 years
Daughter 8 years old - LHFHG, Beyond, Bigger, Preparing
Daughter 6 years old - LHFHG, Beyond
Daughter - 3 years old
Son - 3 years old

StephanieU
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Re: Reading level

Post by StephanieU » Wed May 16, 2018 9:16 am

You aren't going to find one answer for reading level. That is because each measure of difficulty focuses on different things: word length, sentences length, number of words on a page, text size, etc. There isn't just one reliable measure for reading level.

Carrie took the common reading level measures for each book and came up with her own reading level. She took into consideration many things to get her reading levels, which I find fairly accurate. She mostly them both as 3.4 reading level.
Mom to 4
DD (12) MtMM (completed LHFHG, Beyond, Bigger, Preparing, CtC, RtR, and Rev2Rev)
DS (10) CtC (completed LHFHG, Beyond, Bigger, and Preparing plus some of LHTH)
DD (8) Preparing (completed LHTH, LHFHG, Beyond, and Bigger)
DS (4) LHTH

Janphillips
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Re: Reading level

Post by Janphillips » Wed May 16, 2018 9:35 am

Great! Thank you.
Jan Phillips
Married 16 years
Daughter 8 years old - LHFHG, Beyond, Bigger, Preparing
Daughter 6 years old - LHFHG, Beyond
Daughter - 3 years old
Son - 3 years old

StephanieU
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Re: Reading level

Post by StephanieU » Wed May 16, 2018 10:00 am

The reading level of each of the ER books is listed in the appendix of the Beyond and Bigger guides, before the schedule for the books and questions.
Mom to 4
DD (12) MtMM (completed LHFHG, Beyond, Bigger, Preparing, CtC, RtR, and Rev2Rev)
DS (10) CtC (completed LHFHG, Beyond, Bigger, and Preparing plus some of LHTH)
DD (8) Preparing (completed LHTH, LHFHG, Beyond, and Bigger)
DS (4) LHTH

Janphillips
Posts: 15
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Re: Reading level

Post by Janphillips » Wed May 16, 2018 2:59 pm

Ooh, ok. Great!
Jan Phillips
Married 16 years
Daughter 8 years old - LHFHG, Beyond, Bigger, Preparing
Daughter 6 years old - LHFHG, Beyond
Daughter - 3 years old
Son - 3 years old

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