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The score is often expressed as a grade level, or the years of education required to comprehend the piece. This paragraph received an average score of Readability scales tell how hard an article or other writing is to read and understand. They give a grade level. The higher the grade level score, the harder it is.
This paragraph has an average grade level of 6. We are now including readability scores in our Current Events articles to better assist teachers in selecting materials most appropriate for their students.
To learn more about readability scales, click here. To try out the exact system we use to determine readability scores, click here. You'll be able to insert your own text and get a readability score. Current Events Every school day except holidays we offer 2 lessons, often at different reading levels.
Articles are selected from various major news sources we don't write 'em, folks! Sometimes they might push buttons or present uncomfortable or unpopular stances. We think students need to see, read, process, debate, and think critically about these issues.
Selection of an article doesn't imply izzit.
The questions are a critical part of the lesson. Without those, there is no lesson — only an article, and you could find that on your own!
Articles are posted for one week due to copyright issues. After that, it's archived with the questions and a link to the original source of the article. Lessons are archived for one year from posting date.
If you might want to use a lesson in the future, we recommend you print it or otherwise save it.Page One Economics and Page One Economics Focus on Finance essays provide short overviews of a current economic event or financial topic, plus resources and lesson ideas for teachers.
Readability scales use factors like number of syllables per word and average length of sentences and paragraphs in a document/article/story to determine how easy (or difficult) it is to read. Get the latest economic news and analysis on the U.S.
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