Half-Day Workshop: Foundations of The Lexile Framework for Reading

Intended for: Curriculum Administrators, Principals, Testing Coordinators, Librarians and Media Specialists

Explore the fundamentals of The Lexile Framework for Reading! This half-day "awareness" workshop provides an overview of how you can use Lexile measures to successfully manage your reading instructional programs and resources. Topics covered include:

  • Development of The Lexile Framework for Reading
  • Understanding Lexile measures as indicators of text complexity and reading level
  • How to determine Lexile measures for classroom materials and student Lexile measures
  • Using Lexile measures to match readers with text and forecast comprehension
  • Track students progress toward college and career readiness
  • Using Lexile measures to monitor student educational attainment in relation to performance standards and growth over time
  • Understanding the use of Lexile measures to drive instruction
  • Understand the relationship between Lexile measures and the Common Core State Standards
  • A guided tour of www.Lexile.com

 

Full-Day Workshop: Applying The Lexile Framework for Reading*

Intended for: Teachers (all content areas), Reading Specialists, Curriculum Administrators, Principals, Librarians and Media Specialists

Discover how you can make Lexile measures actionable! The full-day workshops provide extensive, interactive training on how to use The Lexile Framework for Reading to maximize student reading growth. Attendees will participate in group activities that provide hands-on learning experiences that can impact their day-to-day decisions about reading and reading instruction. Information and classroom simulation activities will help participants set measurable goals for students, and monitor, differentiate and evaluate reading instruction. Full-day workshops can be purchased independently or as a package. Topics covered include:

  • Development of The Lexile Framework for Reading
  • Understanding Lexile measures as indicators of text complexity and reading level 
  • How to determine Lexile measures for classroom materials and student Lexile measures
  • Using Lexile measures to match readers to text and forecast comprehension
  • Track student progress toward college and career readiness
  • Accessing online tools and resources to support targeted instruction and student achievement-across all content areas and grade levels
  • Communicating with parents about student reading goals and progress
  • Informing students about how to select text
  • Using Lexile measures to monitor student educational attainment in relation to performance standards and growth over time
  • Understand the relationship between Lexile measures and the Common Core State Standards
  • A guided tour of www.Lexile.com

 

Full-Day Extension: Putting Lexile Measures to Work in Your School (Prerequisite: Applying The Lexile Framework for Reading)*

  • Practical application of The Lexile Framework for Reading in the classroom and/or media center
  • Incorporating Lexile measures into lesson planning
  • Creating booklists and instructional materials with Lexile measures
  • Guided development of curriculum related units built around the Lexile measure and resources

*Computers and Internet access required

For more information, contact Lexile Professional Development at 919-547-3412, 1-888-LEXILES ext. 3412 or email profdev@Lexile.com .