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Still can't find the item? Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request books, media and articles from other libraries when they are not available at Mason or the WRLC. Start your research early if you want to take advantage of this wonderful service as it can take up to 2 weeks.
BookWizard from Scholastic allows teachers to find and level more than 60,000 books. Search by title, author, or keyword. Also includes and index of lessons and ideas, a teacher's tool kit, student activities and much more. For example, listed below are some ideas for the book A Reason for Seasons.I
Scholastic also provides a free Book Wizard Mobile App for Android and iPhone and iPad.
This app is available for Apple and Android devices. It allows teachers to organize, level, and track books. Simply scan a book's ISBN or conduct a manual for ISBN, title o author to receive the lexile, guided reading, grade level equivalent, and/or Development Reading Assessment (DRA) levels for the book. Teacher's can create rosters for their class to track reading levels and progress.
NOTE: This app costs $3.99
Lexile® measures provide an alternative measure of reading ability rather than grade-equivalent scores. Lexile measures can be used to:
If we wanted to determine the Lexile measure of the book Century Farm: One Hundred Years on a Family Farm:
In the search box in the upper right hand corner, put the title of the book
In this case, we get one result. Note the Lexile score is indicated in the green circle. In this case the Lexile score is 730L.