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Teacher Resources Reading Levels Reading Levels Index

 

Flesch-Kincaid Reading Level Scores 

This index is organized by grade groups within each Atlas category.

The color coding indicates grade groups as follows: 
                     K-3: green
                     4-6: purple 
                     7-9: red
                     10-12: blue
 

Earth
Education
Communities
Farm & Forest
Folkways
History
Nature
Outdoor Activities
Places
 
 
 

Earth

Grades 4-6: 
Geology: Erosion: Valley and Stream Erosion: 5.5
A Stream Table Makes a Miniature Stream   5.3 
 

Grades 7-9: 
Earth Intro: 9.8
Topography Intro: 8.1
     Overview: 9.8
     The Meandering River: 8.4 
Geology: Rock Types: 9.0
      Dolomite: 8.0
      Sandstone: 9.6 
      Chert: 7.4
      Shale: 9.9 
Geology: Rock Layers: 9.4
Geology: Rock Structures: 7.2
     Faults: 7.5
     Joints: 8.1
Geology: Erosion: 8.1
     Field and Slope Erosion: 7.4
     More Valley and Stream Erosion: 9.9
     Contemplating A Babbling Brook: 9.4
     Geologic Time Scale: 7.4
Meteorology
     Student Essay on Meteorology: 7.5
Hydrology
     Intro: 9.1
     Springs: 7.4
     Groundwater: 9.4
     Karst8.0
     Karst in the Watershed: 9.7
 
 

Grades 10-12:
Geology Intro: 10.7
Geology: Rock Types: Limestone: 10.0
Geology: Rock Layers: Formations in Bryant Creek Watershed: 11.2
Geology: Regional Structures: 11.3
Geologic History: 10.9
Relative Time Scale: 10.2
Streamflow between Bryant Creek and North Fork: 11.3

 

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Education
 

Grades 4-6:
Ava Student Work: Watershed Posters 5.4
Norwood Outdoor Classroom  4.8

Grades 10-12:
Ava Outdoor Classroom 11.6
Dora School History 10.0
Skyline School History 9.3
 
 



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Farm & Forest

Grades 4-6:
Visit to a Dairy Farm4.4
Beef Cattle Facts4.7
David's Mill4.5
History of Agriculture  5.5
Firewood Cutting 5.3
Field Day at Lawson's Farm  6.0
Adding Value to Logs  6.6
The Big Mill6.7
Marking Trees 5.0

Grades 7-9:
Buttercup Dairy9.2
Hogs and Feeder Pigs8.3
Bryant Creek Demonstration Project  9.8
Low Grading vs. High Grading  9.1
History of Forestry9.2
Grandin Mill9.6
 

Grades 10-12:
Hay and Forage Crops12.0




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Communities

Grades 4-6:

Gainesville: The Harlins of Gainesville 6.8
Mountain Grove: Lyle Woods and the Mountain Grove Express 6.1

Grades 7-9:
Villages in the Watershed 7.3  
Ava: The Ava Farmer's Market  8.9
Census Maps 9.0

 

Grades 10-12:

Services   10.6
Squires Firefighters Get Organized 10.1



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History

Grades 4-6:
The Osage  6.4
White Explorers  6.4
Schoolcraft's Travels6.5
Early Settlers 6.7
Tom Brown 4.9
Pioneer Hog Butchering   6.1
Early Gainesville, 1898-19116.4
Across Time and The River5.6
The Civil War in the Watershed6.8
Hutchison Memorial Ceremony6.6
The Old River Road 4.5

Grades 7-9:
An Oldtimer Remembers   8.1
The First People  9.5
Traces of the Ancients 9.5
Osage Hunting  7.3
The Europeans  8.9
Visit with a Pioneer Family7.6
Cedar Gap, 1882 - Present 9.3
A History of Dora  8.1
War Along The Bryant  8.6
Vera Cruz  8.1

 

Grades 10-12:
Other Tribes and Forced Relocation11.1
Spanish and French Explorers12.6
A History of Rockbridge 10.9
African Slaves and Indentured Servants   12.3
Transportation

     The Coming of the Roads and the Wagon Wheel Boys11.1
     The Railroads12.0
     The Ozark Hotel  10.6




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Nature

Grades K-3:
Tracks in the Snow  2.8

Grades 4-6:
Trees   5.4
Overstory Trees  5.9
Understory Trees 5.6
The Pawpaw Patch  5.5
Wildflowers  6.3
Water Plants  5.1
How People Use Wild Plants5.7
Scientific Names 5.5
Spring Peepers 5.5
Stream Team Does Critters6.1
The Meaning of Habitats6.5
Mushroom Hunting5.3
"Frost Flowers" 4.9
Frosty Slough4.5
Early Spring Plants 4.1-4.8

Grades 7-9: 
Evergreens   9.8
Armadillos  9.7
 



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Outdoor Activities

Grades 4-6:
Caney Mountain Conservation Area6.3
Boating/Floating  6.7
A Fishing Story  4.6
A Tour of Rockbridge Trout Hatchery  6.5

Grades 7-9:
Public Recreation and Wildlife Areas7.4
The Missouri Foxtrotters8.9
Caving  8.4

Grades 10-12:
Fishing   10.6
Hunting   10.5

 



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Folkways
 

Grades 4-6: 
Tales, Tall and Otherwise 4.2
 

Grades 7-9:
Storytelling  8.8

 

Grades 10-12:
Music   11.4
Folk Healers   10.9
Lori Eslinger  10.5
Grannywomen  9.8



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Places

Grades K-3:
Zanoni Mill Tour  3.8

 

Grades 4-6:
New Bertha Bridge  4.5
Prairie Hollow  5.5
Hunter Creek   6.2
Dry Creek  5.2
Fox Creek   6.4
Rippee Creek   5.3
Brush Creek   5.6
Trail Creek   5.9
Caney Creek   6.6
Bollinger Branch5.3
The Old Water Mills  6.9
Mill Sites   6.7
Hodgson Mill Restoration  5.6
 

Grades 7-9:
Bryant Creek  8.3
Bryant Creek Tributaries and Their Watersheds   9.5
Spring Creek   7.0
Teeter Creek  7.0
Headwaters Area  9.0

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