APPENDIX C15
GRADE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM WRATH OF THE GODS (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)

pond

x

   

sea

x

   
       

castles

 

3 (castle)

 

dragon

 

3

 

honey

 

3

 

precious

 

3

 
       

banquet

   

4

clubbing

   

4 (club)

crossroads

   

4

encounter

 

4

 

myth

 

4

 

stadium

   

4

       

boulder

 

5

 

chariot

   

5

firewood

   

5

       

clashing rocks

x (rock)

 

6 (clash)

pedestrian

   

6

ruins

   

6

       

archery

   

8

mortals

   

8

pillar

   

8

portal

   

8

shrine

   

8

       

theory

   

10

       

ruggedness

   

12

       

usurped

   

13 (usurp)

       

hydra

   

16

Words not listed in sources cited above: Atlas, Cyclops, darkage, Gracae, Hercules, Oedipus, Parthenon, Pegasus, and Titan.

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