Focus on Vocabulary – Lexile® WordBank & Lexile® PowerV®
Identify Words Students Need to Know With Lexile® WordBank
Develop curriculum materials and assessments targeting the vocabulary that students are most likely to encounter with WordBank, a licensable database that can be used in a variety of educational applications. Query, filter and sort the WordBank to:
- Verify or create content for grade-level appropriateness.
- Make relevant test items with vocabulary students have been exposed to.
- Create lists of words that students typically encounter in K-12 texts by grade and by domain – math, science, social studies and reading/English Language Arts.
The WordBank’s approximately 40,000 words come from the top four best-selling K-12 textbook programs published since 2011. When you develop learning and assessment resources with the WordBank, the vocabulary is recent and relevant.
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Develop Lists of Challenging Words With PowerV
Use PowerV to develop vocabulary lists for books or texts so educators can teach:
- Harder words that are above the Lexile® measure of the surrounding text.
- Words that appear more frequently in the text compared to other texts and are important for understanding themes and topics.
- Words where students can apply base word knowledge to expand their vocabulary to different forms of the word.
- Words that are academic and important for school success.
With the Lexile PowerV Application Programming Interface (API):
- Create vocabulary lists for large quantities of texts.
- Develop lists by specifying different Lexile ranges from the same text to meet the needs of students with different Lexile measures.
- Access vocabulary lists for over thousands of titles with the Lexile® Titles Database.
Lexile PowerV® is also available as an add-on service for Lexile text measurement.