1)  FIND OUT YOUR CHILD'S READING
LEVEL.             
2)  JUST TAKE A BOOK YOUR CHILD
ENJOYS READING AT  
LEISURE               .
3)  COMPARE IT TO THE               
READABILITY CHARTS BELOW.
4)  FOLLOW THE STEPS.
Note: No reading level indicates pre-primer or primer level.
Service 1
Consulting
Analysis
Advice
Please allow  24 hours for response.
STEP 1
Count out 100 words.
STEP 2
Count the number of sentences
up to the100 words.
STEP 3
Count the number of syllables
(one per vowel) up to the 100
words.
STEP 4
Use the chart to find the
number of sentences  and
number of syllables per the 100
words in your child's book.  
That's your child's independent
or present reading level.
STEP 5
Look at the charts and determine
your child's reading level.
CHART 1  
Reading Level 1/ Age 6
# of Sentences 25.0-10.5
# of Syllables 108-134
CHART 2
Reading Level 2/Age 7
# of Sentences 10.5-8.0
# of Syllables 134-142
CHART 3
Reading Level 3/Age 8
# of Sentences 8.0-6.7
# of Syllables 142-150
CHART 4
Reading Level 4/Age 9
# of Sentences 6.7-5.8
# of Syllables 150-156
CHART 5
Reading Level 5/Age 10
# of Sentences 5.8-5.3
# of Syllables 156-158
CHART 6
Reading Level 6/Age 11
# of Sentences
5.3-4.2     # of Syllables
158-162
CHART 7
Reading Level 7/Age 12
# of Sentences 4.2/less
# of Syllables 162-166
CHART 8
Reading Level 8/Age 13
# of Sentences 3.6/less
# of Syllables 166-170
CHART 9
Reading Level 9/Age 14
# of Sentences 3.6/less
# of Syllables 168-172
CHART 10
Reading Level 10/Age 15
# of Sentences 3.6/less
# of Syllables 172/plus
CHART 12
Reading Level 12/Age 17
# of Sentences 3.6/less
# of Syllables 172/plus
CHART 11
Reading Level 11/Age 16
# of Sentences 3.6/less
# of Syllables 172/plus
Readability Charts
Reading Levels 1-12
Number of Sentences
Number of Syllables


(Also Google Edward Fry's Readability Graph)
Note: Count proper nouns,
numerals, and initials as words.
For example, "1995" is 1 word
and 5 syllables.  CPS is 1 word
and 3 syllables.

Continue to monitor your child's
progress from level to level.  The
instructional level is one level
above the independent level you
just found on the chart.
GO BACK TO YOUR CHILD'S
READING LEVEL
A+
Parent
at
Work!