APPENDIX C10
GRADE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM MULTIMEDIA BUG BOOK(Indirect-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)

complete

x

   

experiment

x

   
       

colony

 

3

 
       

appearance

   

4

aquarium

   

4

back swimmer

   

4 (each word)

bumblebee

   

4

caterpillar

 

4

 

compound eye

   

4 (each word)

cricket

 

4

 

firefly

 

4

 

grasshopper

   

4

incomplete

   

4

ladybug

   

4

       

antennae

   

6 (antenna)

cockroach

   

6

cocoon

   

6

monarch butterfly

   

monarch 6; butterfly 4

       

back louse

   

back 4; louse 8

luminous

   

8

parasite

   

8

praying mantis

   

8

       

invertebrates

   

10 (invertebrates)

larvae

   

10 (larva)

metamorphosis

   

10

predator

   

10

pupae

   

10 (pupa)

trachea

   

10

       

entomologist

   

12

vertebrates

   

12 (vertebrate)

       

cicada

   

13

molt

   

13

spinnerets

   

13

Words not listed in sources cited above: exoskeleton, eyespot, and sowbugs.

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