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Text Types Program:Levels G-L

Jump to Level: | G | H | I | J | K | L |


In books at this level, the language changes on each page, rather than repeating in patterns; books offer challenges in ideas and vocabulary, with some introduction to technical language; variety of print styles and text layout require reader's close attention and flexibility.

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Level G titles:

Are We There Yet? Taylor
A City Park Barrow
Clifford Makes the Team Bridwell
Crafts Chessen & Chanko
Lost and Found York
Mousetrap Snowball
The New Car Lee
Our Tree House Brereton
Vegetable Soup Morris
Wake Up, Little Mouse! Thomas

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Books are similar in difficulty to level G, but the texts vary more widely in size of print, length of sentences, and type of language; texts are less repetitious in events and language structures, with expanded vocabulary.

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Level H titles:

Canada Canizares & Berger
Captain Cat Hoff
I Need a Lunch Box Caines
Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse George
Just Me and My Dad (Little Critter) Mayer
Larry and Loki Cherrington
Mom's Secret Costain
Now I Know: What's Under the Ocean? Berger & Berger
The Story of Henny Penny Carson
Too Late Harry! Shapiro

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Longer and more complex stories than in levels G and H, with more highly elaborated information; multisyllable words arranged in longer sentences and paragraphs that require complex word solving; illustrations enhance meaning but provide less support for understanding the meaning of the text.

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Level I titles:

The Birthday Party Ives
Dragon Gets By Pilkey
Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch Rylant
Hi! Fly Guy Arnold
Now I Know: Bears Berger & Berger
Now I Know: Butterflies Berger & Berger
Small Pig Lobel
The Very Busy Spider Carle
Who Wants a Ride? Bernard
Willie's Wonderful Pet Cebulash

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Beginning chapter books appear for the first time at this level, requiring readers to recall information over more than one sitting; fewer illustrations with whole pages of text in some books.

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Level J titles:

Dig Dig Digging Mayo
Have You Seen Duck? Holmes
Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All Rylant
Hippo and Rabbit in Three Short Tales Mack
I Was So Mad (Little Critter) Mayer
Log Hotel Schreiber
The Rain Came Down Shannon
Story County Anderson
The Wrong-Way Rabbit Slater
Young Cam Jansen and the Baseball Mystery Adler

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This level includes chapter books and short informational books with difficult concepts; readers learn about concepts and events outside their own experiences; readers need to use a variety of strategies to figure out different writing styles.

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Level K titles:

10 Fat Turkeys Johnston
Andy Shane and the Queen of Egypt Jacobson
Arthur's Eyes (An Arthur Adventure) Brown
Chicks and Salsa Reynolds
Dandelions: Stars in the Grass Posada
Earl the Squirrel Freeman
Endangered Animals McNulty
Frog and Toad All Year Lobel
One Nosy Pup Wallace
The Principal from the Black Lagoon Thaler

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Books at this level are much longer and more complex, and include biographies; longer texts include many multisyllabic words and expand readers' vocabularies; some texts present abstract or symbolic themes.

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Level L titles:

Amelia Bedelia, Rocket Scientist? Parish
Cam Janesen and the Chocolate Fudge Mystery Adler
Let's Read About ... George Washington Weinberger
Our Earth Rockwell
Ricky Ricotta's Might Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus Pilkey
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon Lovell
The Subway Mouse Reid
Tony Baloney Ryan
Whales Passing Bunting
Worms for Lunch? Gore

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