Measuring Text Complexity


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When discussing measuring how complex a text is, we are referring to _____.

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1. When measuring the complexity of a text, one area to examine is the quantitative measure. A quantitative measure for a text is _____.

2. When considering the qualitative measure of a text, there are several categories to analyze. Which of the following below is not a category associated with the qualitative measure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you complete the quiz/worksheet combo, you get to see what you know about measuring text complexity. The meaning of the complexity of a text and ways it is measured are some topics you'll see when you take the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz any time to check your comprehension of:

  • What needs to be considered when reflecting on readers
  • Categories associated with the qualitative measure
  • The meaning of measuring how complex a text is
  • What a quantitative measure for a text refers to
  • A component that relies on a technology tool instead of the judgement of an instructor

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on tools to measure text complexity
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can accurately define main terms, such as text complexity and quantitative data
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a component that relies on a technology tool

Additional Learning

Gain more insight by using the lesson called Measuring Text Complexity. Objectives you can cover any time include:

  • Identify the different types of measures
  • Understand what structure refers to
  • Review different forms of language