Posts by Jerry Charles

What is Guided Reading?

Guided reading is a proven learning strategy employed by many schools. Find out what it is, how it works and how you can use the same techniques with your child at home.

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Reading Level

Wizard of Oz Reading Level

We’re off to see the Wizard! Dorothy Gale. The kindly Scarecrow. The Tin Woodman. Toto, too! We all know them, don’t we? Maybe. Maybe not. If the only version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz you’re familiar with is the 1939 Hollywood movie, then the answer is, “Not quite.” The book and the movie are…

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Frindle Reading Level

Frindle Reading Level

Frindle follows the story of a clever, classroom cutup determined to outwit a notoriously tough fifth-grade teacher. What kid wouldn’t want to follow his adventures? But, what is the book’s reading level?

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