APPENDIX C12
GRADE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM READING SEARCH (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)

cheese

x

   

loop

x

   

harvest

x

   

disappeared

x (disappear)

   

kidnapped

x (kidnap)

   

 

     

adjective

 

2

 

insects

 

2 (insect)

 

verb

 

2

 
       

invisible

 

3

 
       

acrobats

   

4 (acrobat)

calmly

 

4

 

chopsticks

   

4

cradleboards

   

cradle 4; board 4

growled

   

4

hospitality

   

4

insisted

   

4 (insist)

plot

   

4

precious

   

4

prey

 

4

 

shellfish

   

4

vultures

   

4 (vulture)

 

     

appreciate

   

6

bellowed

   

6 (bellow)

confusion

   

6

gorgeous

   

6

gratitude

   

6

pouted

   

6

sternly

   

6 (stern)

stingy

   

6

 

     

stammered

   

8 (stammer)

 

     

magistrate

   

10

tufts

   

10 (tuft)

 

     

lotus

   

12

papaya

   

12

 

     

puffin

   

13

 

     

mandarin

   

16

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