Databases


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  • Find a book's lexile level

    • Look at the bottom of the brief information for lexile level

  • Subject Search

    • Under "Explore" find subject listings

    • Click on live links for other books on the same subject

    • Sometimes you will find a link to Webpath Express

7.1 Characters with Character--Fiction/Non-fiction (RL 7.9: Compare and contrast a fictional portrayl of a time, place or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.) Journal of Ben Uchida


  • Keyword Search

    • Use if subject search does not give desired results

    • Sometimes includes undesirable results

11. 1--New World (RL 11-12.9 Demonstrate knowledge of . . . foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.) The Crucible


  • Webpath Express

    • Filters the internet Slide2.JPG
    • Gives a grade level
    • Can search by domain and source type
  • Finding a lexile level from a Webpath Express internet article

    • To to lexile.com
    • Under "Lexile Tools," click on the Lexile Analyzer
      • Register /Login
      • Save text as a .txt file
      • Can only be 1000 words
      7.4 -- Survival (Essential question--What is essential for survival?

  • One Search



Examples of Using Non-Fiction Texts

Primary Sources

Magazines

Finding Literary and Informational Texts


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