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Using The Lexile® Framework for Reading in Oregon

Recognized as the most widely adopted reading measure, Lexile® measures enable educators, parents, and students to select targeted reading materials that can improve their reading skills and monitor their reading growth across the curriculum, in the library and at home.

  • The Lexile Framework® for Reading  External Link  
    The Lexile Framework for Reading provides a common scale for matching reader ability and text difficulty, allowing easy monitoring of progress.

Lexile Tools

  • Lexile Overview Video  External Link  
    This six-minute animated video on the basic concepts and uses of The Lexile Framework for Reading is the perfect resource for educators and parents who are new to Lexile measures.
  • Scale Score to Lexile Conversion Table PDF   01/07/2011 (133.65 KB)
    In May 2004, The Lexile Framework for Reading was successfully linked to the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) for Reading/Literature at grades 3 through high school. This table enables the user to convert a student’s OAKS Reading/Literature scale score to the corresponding Lexile measure.
  • Lexile Book Search  External Link  
    MetaMetrics now offers two quick and easy ways to find books by Lexile measure: Lexile Quick Book Search and the "Find A Book" Utility.
  • Lexiled Article Search    
    Many of the articles in the databases available on the Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS) website include Lexile ratings.
  • The Lexile Analyzer®  External Link