Choosing the right materials for your students can be an arduous task,
especially when trying to determine whether these learning materials
are too difficult to read. With
, you have the tools to determine the reading level of your materials, as well as tools to help guide you with making them easier to read. Readability Studio includes many of the popular tests used by educators, including:
- New Dale-Chall—useful for most text.
- Spache—useful for primary age
(Kindergarten to 7th grade) readers to help classify school textbooks
- SMOG—useful for most text and tests for
100% comprehension, whereas most formulas test for around 50%-75%
- Flesch Reading Ease—useful for most text
and is a standard used by many U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense.
- Gunning Fog—useful for business publications and journals.
- Coleman-Liau—useful for secondary age (4th
grade to college level) readers. This formula is based on text from the
.4 to 16.3 grade level range. This test usually yields the lowest grade
when applied to technical documents.
because it can be applied to documents of any Western European language.
- Fry Graph—useful for most text, including
literature and technical documents.
- Raygor Estimate Graph—useful for most text,
including literature and technical documents.