APPENDIX C8
GRADE LEVELS ANALYSIS OF TARGET VOCABULARY RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM ANCIENT LANDS (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)

battles

   

4 (battle)

democracy

 

4

 

flute

 

4

 

knucklebones

   

knuckle 4; bone 4

military

   

4

olives

   

4 (olive)

Olympian games

   

4 (Olympic games)

relaxation

   

4

scarlet

   

4

tablet

   

4

warriors

   

4 (warrior)

       

conquered

   

6 (conquer)

empire

   

6

scroll

   

6

tradition

   

6

wealthy

   

6

       

archaeology

   

8

city-states

   

8 (city-state)

emotion

   

8

javelin

   

8

lyres

   

8 (lyre)

tutors

   

8 (tutor)

       

discus

   

10

papyrus

   

10

philosophers

   

10 (philosopher)

simplicity

   

10

       

strategy

   

12

terra cotta

   

12

vengeful

   

12

       

stylus

   

13

       

distaff

   

16

Words not listed in sources cited above: afterlife, Alexander the Great, Aphrodite, chiton, and himation.

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