Monday, 21 May 2018

BOB Books Reading Levels (new Lexile levels)

Our family is using Bob Books to help our daughter learn to read.  After finishing Set 1, I thought I'd like to flip through our children's book library to find some other books that she would be able to tackle next.  I found that even the books I thought of as simple still used many phonics rules that our daughter had not been exposed to yet.

We ended up confidently buying Bob Boobs Set 2 with the plans to also buy Sets 3-5 to get her exposed to the different phonics rules in the systematic way that she is currently enjoying.

In an effort to find books at our daughter's level and to scratch my spreadsheet creating itch, I ended up making a huge spreadsheet of our kid's book library including reading levels using Fountas and Pinnell and Lexile scores.

The spreadsheet ended up not being very useful because