About Spanish Lexile Measures for Reading
Spanish Reading Framework Serves Students, Educators and Parents
El Sistema Lexile® Para Leer, the reading framework for Spanish, is an integral tool for schools across the United States. Just like the Lexile Framework® for Reading, a student’s Spanish Lexile reader measure can help match with appropriately challenging texts with Spanish Lexile measures. Also, Spanish Lexile measures help monitor student progress in reading over time.
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Lexile Measure Ranges for Spanish Text in Grades 1-5
A MetaMetrics’ study begun in 2017 examined Spanish texts in grades 1-5 from a sample of states where statewide textbook adoptions were common practice. The study confirmed that, like English text complexity, Spanish text complexity increases across grades 1-5 and varies within each grade.
Text Ranges for College and Career Readiness
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* These text ranges represent approximately the middle 50 percent of the distribution of text complexity measures for each grade level.
Read our research describing this work: The Spanish Text Complexity Continuum in Grades 1-5