APPENDIX C5
ESTIMATED GRADE LEVELS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM SUPER SOLVERS: MIDNIGHT RESCUE! (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)

drowsy

x

   

election

x

   

heroine

x (hero)

   

key

x

   
       

ancient

 

2

 

consider

 

2

 
       

evidence

 

3

 

legend

 

3

 

mysterious

 

3

 

opinion

 

3

 

permanent

 

3

 

unique

 

3

 

valuable

 

3

 
       

assortment

   

4

hornet

   

4

incident

 

4

 

peculiar

 

4

 

spectacles

   

4

tournament

   

4

       

disguise

   

5

genuine

 

5

 

gradual

 

5

 

ingredient

 

5

 

reluctantly

 

5

 

witness

 

5

 
       

musket

   

6

nectar

   

6

rhinoceros

   

6

       

bewildered

   

8 (bewilder)

burdensome

   

8

constellation

   

8

fantasy

   

8

fungi

   

8

jubilant

   

8

scuba

   

8

       

jealous

   

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