Level G

What are some indicators of a Level G text?
  • * Sentences are longer with many embedded clauses
  • * Several high frequency words which increase in difficulty
  • * Large number of decodable words with regular and irregular patterns
  • * Several episodes with a variety of characters
  • * Ideas and vocabulary are more challenging with some specialized vocabulary
  • * Story line is carried by text
  • * Pictures support and extend meaning
  • * Readers are expected to remember information and action over a longer reading time
How do I know if my child is a Level G reader?
  • * Continue to understand different genres
  • * Read 3 - 8 lines of text per page; text is smaller
  • * Read difficult words by using letter/sound information, thinking of familiar words,
       and taking apart words
  • * Read text with a few challenging vocabulary words
  • * Automatically read high frequency words (all, are, be, but, for, got, had, of, on, then, this, your)

Check out River Vale Library's
"Level G" Books

References
  • * Leveled Books for Readers Grades 3-6 (Fountas & Pinnell) and Matching Books to Readers: Using Leveled Books in Guided Reading. K-3 (Fountas and Pinnell). Retrieved: 7/15/13 from Loudoun County Public Schools
  • * The Continuum of Literacy Learning Grades K-2 & Grades 3-5 by Fountas & Pinnell (Adapted by Sachem Literacy Coaches.) Retrieved: 7/15/13 from Sachem School District
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