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Lexile Tools: Lexile Tools
Use these links to find your Lexile Measure and to better understand this tool used to help match readers to their appropriate level of reading books and other resources.
Enter your Lexile measure, select your interests, and find books you'd like to read! Whether you're reading for school or for pleasure, you can use this site to build a custom reading list on the subjects that interest you the most.
Why search here? Build math, reading, writing, grammar, and public speaking skills. Students find resources in English and Spanish to help prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam.
What's included? A collection of practice tests, tutorials, e-books, articles and flashcards.
You may browse content on this site before registering. Once you locate an individual learning resource (tutorial, practice test, article, flashcards, or e-book), that you would like to use, you will be prompted to register before you can access it. Registration also gives you access to “My Center,” where you can save any learning resource in progress for future completion, or to reuse an item.
To register from a computer on campus, click the “Sign In/Register” from the upper right side of the blue horizontal navigation bar at the top of any page of the site. Click the “Register” button to register as a new user, verify your institution and enter your information in the required fields, and then click “Register.”
For future visits, sign in as a Returning User with your email address as your username and the password you created at registration.
What is my Lexile Measure?
According to Lexile.com, your "your Lexile measure allows you to find books that reflect your reading ability and interests, and are challenging enough to help strengthen your reading skills."
Why search here? A literature database covering all genres and time periods.
What's included? Includes thousands of plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, and author biographies, plus lesson plans and literary study guides.
Use this trademarked software program to evaluate the readability of books, articles and other materials. The Lexile Analyzer measures the complexity of the text by breaking down the entire piece and studying its characteristics, such as sentence length and word frequency, which represent the syntactic and semantic challenges that the text presents to a reader.