Select a children’s book to analyze for this assignment from your list of 

Select a children’s book to analyze for this assignment from your list of literacy resources. You may select a fiction or nonfiction book. Fill out the chart with the book’s information.

Select a children’s book to analyze for this assignment from your list of

Instructions:

The texts we read with our students send strong messages about social identities and cultural practices. The texts that you select to use in your class offer an opportunity to bring in multiple voices and identities while fostering student learning. In addition to aligning with the themes we are studying in class (and the content standards and learning objectives), we must also assure that the texts we use are grade level appropriate and meet anti-bias education standards. Essentially, we want them to sustain children’s identities and cultural practices.

Further, use the forms provided to determine the text complexity of one printed text that aligns with a topic studied in class. Also, you will fill out the Text Complexity.

Additionally, Analysis Form and ponder one classroom practice you will use to address a given topic. Also, follow the instructions below to complete the Text. Complexity Analysis. That your final work is thorough and detailed.

Step 1: Determining an Appropriate Text

Firstly, select a children’s book to analyze for this assignment from your list of literacy resources. Secondly, you may select a fiction or nonfiction book. Fill out the chart with the book’s information.

Step 2: Quantitative Measure of Text Complexity

Firstly, determine the level of your selected text based on factors such as word frequency and sentence length.

Secondly, consult the links below to be able to find a quantitative level for the book.
Look Up a Book: https://hub.lexile.com/find-a-book/search

Additionally, Type in title of book under Quick Book Search at the top of page.
Look for age range and/or Lexile number.
See Lexile to Grade Level Conversion Chart: https://lexile.com/educators/measuring-growth-with-lexile/lexile-measures-grade-equivalents/
Can’t find your book? Enter a sample of the text at: https://hub.lexile.com/analyzer
Type in a 250-word sample of the text from the book. Make sure it represents what is available in the text. You will want to type in several sentences to get an accurate measurement.
Click “Analyze”. (You can also select the Spanish Analyer.)
Look for age range and/or Lexile number.
See Lexile to Grade Level Conversion Chart: https://lexile.com/educators/measuring-growth-with-lexile/lexile-measures-grade-equivalents/

Step 3: Qualitative Measure of Text Complexity

Use the Text Complexity: Qualitative Measures Rubric to analyze your selected text. Moreover, carefully read the text and give it a score in each category. Summarize your findings in the chart below. Include a specific rubric category and explanation (with examples) of why you would place it in that category.

Step 4: Analysis of Grade Level Appropriateness

Firstly, look back on the quantitative and qualitative features of this book.

Secondly, consider the grade level for which you selected the book as a part of your project.

Thirdly, explain what students would find easy about this book and what they would find difficult.

Fourthly, do not only write about the selected topic of the book.

Lastly, keep your focus on the elements of text and pictures/graphics in the book.

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