Volunteer Training: Module 3

How to we determine that it is at a 12th grade reading level?

We use the online tool, Storytoolz. It allows you to check the readability of the passage using the below metrics:

Let’s practice!

Input the below passage into StoryToolz and try to edit the paragraph down to a 12th grade reading level:

“Ecology is how living organisms interact with each other and their surroundings. It’s such an interesting field because of all the different scales we can study ecology at, from looking at how single organisms within a species interact to studying how complex networks of species interact in a community.” Current Reading Level: 15

Module 3 is the final module of the volunteer training. You are now ready to sign up as a volunteer!

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