APPENDIX C7
GRADE LEVELS ANALYSIS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM ALIEN TALES (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)

award

x

   

creatures

x (creature)

   

discussion

x

   

orphan

x

   
       

century

 

1

 
       

enormous

 

3

 

mercurial

 

3 (mercury)

 

perfect

 

3

 

remarkable

 

3

 

typical

   

3

       

ballet

 

4

 

concert

 

4

 

courtyard

 

4

 

cowardly

   

4

cyclone

   

4

doughnut

 

4

 

foolishness

   

4

inhabitants

 

4 (inhabitant)

 

interesting

   

4

novels

 

4

 

scheming

 

4 (scheme)

 

solemn

 

4

 

spectacles

   

4

terrific

   

4

wallpaper

   

4

       

classic

 

5

 

delightful

 

5

 

essays

 

5 (essay)

 

profession

 

5

 

radiant

 

5

 
       

emerald

   

6

ruby

   

6

runt

   

6

winged

   

6

       

despicable

   

12

       

plagiarist

   

16 (plagiarism)

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