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Is the lexile measure appropriate for recommending age-appropriate books for reading comprehension?

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Last updated on 3 April 2018
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Whilst the lexile framework originated in America, it is increasingly used in schools in England. We relay guidance from one of our associate education experts on using it to choose texts to support pupils' reading comprehension.

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  1. 1 What is the lexile measure?
  2. 2 Should you use it?

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