APPENDIX C1.
GRADE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM LET’S EXPLORE THE FARM(Direct-approach Group)

Target Word
n=36

Dale List of 3,000 Familiar Words (Chall & Dale, 1995)

Ginn Word Book for Teachers Grade Level (Johnson, Moe, & Baumann, 1983)

Living Word Book Grade Level (Dale & O’Rourke, 1981)

beaver

x

   

bucket

x

   

cabbage

x

   

carrot

x

   

cellar

x

   

fence

x

   

field

x

   

grass

x

   

mill

x

   

pasture

x

   

pond

x

   

pumpkin

x

   

scarecrow

x

   

shutter

x

   

strawberry

x

   

sunflowers

x (sunflower)

   

tomatoes

x

   

tractor

x

   

vine

x

   

well

x

   

wheat

x

   

wheelbarrow

x

   
       

harvester

 

3 (harvest)

 

tool shed

 

2 tool; 3 shed

 
       

chicken coop

   

4

farmhouse

 

4

 

faucet

   

4

grapevine

   

4

pitchfork

 

4

 

weathervane

   

4

       

loft

 

5

 
       

feed trough

 

2 feed;

6 trough

silo

   

6

       

winch

   

12

       

stile

   

16

Word not listed in sources cited above: Dutch door.

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