What  is the reading level of "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi"?

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stolperia | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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There are various methods of measuring the reading level of a story.

The Accelerated Reader program developed by Renaissance Learning has been widely adopted by school systems. The AR program assigns a rating to every book included in the program based on vocabulary used in the story. The rating system allows children to select reading material that should provide some challenge but still be attainable and understandable. "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is considered as being of interest to readers in grade levels 2-5 by the Accelerated Reader program. The story is assigned a reading level of 4.4.

"Reading Counts!" is another program that rates the difficulty of stories in a similar manner to the Accelerated Reader program. "Reading Counts!" rates "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" at a 6.4 reading level.

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modicausa | (Level 1) eNoter

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There are various methods of measuring the reading level of a story.

The Accelerated Reader program developed by Renaissance Learning has been widely adopted by school systems. The AR program assigns a rating to every book included in the program based on vocabulary used in the story. The rating system allows children to select reading material that should provide some challenge but still be attainable and understandable. "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is considered as being of interest to readers in grade levels 2-5 by the Accelerated Reader program. The story is assigned a reading level of 4.4.

"Reading Counts!" is another program that rates the difficulty of stories in a similar manner to the Accelerated Reader program. "Reading Counts!" rates "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" at a 6.4 reading level.


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