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adult reading level - Macmillan Readers Level Test

What reading level are you? Use the Macmillan Readers level test to help find your reading level. Choose the right answer to each question and use each image as a clue. Welcome to the Macmillan Readers Level Test. This test will help you find your reading level. Choose the right answer to each question and use each image as a clue. What is NAAL? The NCES will conduct the National Assessments of Adult Literacy (NAAL) in 2002. It will assess the current status of the English-language literacy skills of adults in the U.S., as well as indicate how literacy proficiencies have changed over time.

This project was designed to create leveled reading selections that are appropriate for and valued by adult learners. These materials, combined with the research-proven strategies of repeated reading and guided oral reading, aid in building learners' fluency and comprehension skills. Adult literacy can change everything. Health. Gender equality. Poverty. Every important social issue is impacted by low literacy. When individuals learn how to read, write, do basic math, and use computers, they have the power to lift themselves out of poverty, lower health care costs, find and keep sustainable employment, and ultimately change their lives.

The NAAL results are grouped into four levels of health literacy-below basic, basic, intermediate, and proficient. See Table 1 for examples of tasks at each level of health literacy. The number of adults at each health literacy level was generated based on the size of the adult population when the NAAL was fielded. READING SKILLS STORIES Click on a story to read. Stories with a blue background are new health and wellness stories recently posted. LEVEL 0.7 ; LEVEL 1.0: LEVEL 1.5: LEVEL 2.0: LEVEL 2.5: LEVEL 3.0: LEVEL 3.5: LEVEL 4.0: LEVEL 4.5: Go to Group 2 - Levels 5.0 to 8.0. Go To Reading Skills Homepage. FEEDBACK Have a question or comment.