Four Easy Steps to Filter a Google Search by Reading Level
Google has a strange habit of hiding some of its best features. For example, there are a number of powerful filters you can apply to a search with just a few clicks. One filter that we are finding especially useful for children is the reading level search.
For our 8-through-11-year-olds we tell them to start with Basic. We remind the children that unlike their fiction reading, research texts should be at or below their reading level. What is import is that the text is useful, meaning that it helps answer their research question.
Here are the directions I created for our students and staff.
Nothing special about this presentation I created to keep me on track during the lesson. Feel free to make a copy if it is of use to you.