APPENDIX C2
GRADE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM MACMILLAN DICTIONARY (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)

autumn

x

   

blaze

x

   

dangerous

x

   

December

x

   

earn

x

   

iceberg

x

   

gallop

x

   

jay

x

   

jet

x

   

keep

x

   

lizard

x

   

ray

x

   

tale

x

   

unemployed

x

   

zero

x

   
       

Kansas

 

3

 

lively

 

3

 
     

4

jellyfish

 

4

 

magnificent

 

4

 

quotient

 

4

 

webbed

   

4

salary

   

4

zipper

   

4

       

calcium

 

5

 
       

fiesta

   

6

kayak

   

6

oblige

   

6

vaccine

   

6

xylophone

   

6

       

haiku

   

10

noble

   

10

yogurt

   

10

       

kilogram

   

12

pagoda

   

12

yak

   

12

zenith

   

12

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