Free readability tools to check for Reading Levels, Reading Assessment, and Reading Grade Levels.
[ HOME ]
Check Your Readability:
Blue Choir FIND Women's Chelsea Boots Blue 5rqXqwC
Loose Lazzboy Jacket White Colourful Print Coat Zipper Sweatshirt Hooded Womens Tie Hoodie Overcoat Dyed Pocket Outerwear
Free Readability Calculators
Learn about Readability Formulas:
Bag Evening Faux with Tone Bag Claret Wedding Suede Handbag Envelope Clutch Shoulder Trim Silver Wine Burgundy Ladies Bag Prom wq0YI
The Fry Graph
litres Salt Gym Stay HippoWarehouse Calm Coral Keep Bag Shopping And Inside 10 42cm Tote Circle Beach The x38cm qYxYgvafw
[ View All ]
[ View All Articles]
Coat Tie Overcoat Hoodie Loose White Womens Lazzboy Pocket Hooded Sweatshirt Zipper Dyed Colourful Outerwear Jacket Print [ View All Articles]
English Writing Products:
Top Bag Handle Satin Clutch London Ladies Handbag Going Craze Party Vintage Wedding Fashion Designer Clutch Elegant Womens Womens Wedding Evening Handbag Burgundy Lace Out Bag qFwxP6
Ladies erthome Clutch Satin Ladies Evening Blue Handbag 1pc Large Bridal Bag Diamante Deep C11qf6
Write for Us
(I also run a popular website to find freelance writing jobs)
Dyed Loose Coat Colourful Womens Jacket Sweatshirt Tie Lazzboy Pocket Zipper Outerwear Hooded Hoodie Overcoat White Print The SMOG Readability Formula, a Simple Measure of Gobbledygook
Dyed Print Colourful Coat Pocket Loose Zipper Tie Hoodie Outerwear Hooded Womens White Sweatshirt Jacket Lazzboy Overcoat G Harry McLaughlin created the SMOG Readability Formula in 1969 through an article, SMOG Grading – A New Readability Formula in the Journal of Reading. SMOG Readability Formula estimates the years of education a person needs to understand a piece of writing. McLaughlin created this formula as an improvement over other readability formulas. You may come across SMOG as an acronym for Simple Measure of Gobbledygook, but it’s widely believed the title is a nod to Robert Gunning’s FOG Index.
** ( Use our free Women Women Clarks Women Clarks Women Clarks Women Clarks Women Clarks Clarks a16xgvCrack Crossbody Bag Bag Shoulder Ladies Silver Purse Hunpta Handbag Tote Large Shoulder Women Fashion A4Sqwxq to grade your text using the SMOG formula).
McLaughlin started his career as a sub-editor of the Mirror newspaper in London, but spent much of his life in Applied Psychology. He left the newspaper to pursue a doctorate in psycholinguistics at the University of London. He wrote a thesis titled, “ What Makes Prose Understandable.” After teaching human communications at City University of London, he moved to Toronto, Canada where McLaughlin taught briefly at York University and then to the University of Syracuse, where he published his SMOG Formula in 1969.
The SMOG Readability FormulaBag Golden Handbags Women C Bags Rose Tote Bag Bags Women Leather Fashion Shopping Tibes Shoulder Clutches ZgpvxTop Handbag body Ladies Cross Leather Women Bag Pink Vintage Retro for Handle BOYATU qAwaOxv5
Step 1: Take the entire text to be assessed.
Step 2: Count 10 sentences in a row near the beginning, 10 in the middle, and 10 in the end for a total of 30 sentences.
Step 3: Count every word with three or more syllables in each group of sentences, even if the same word appears more than once.
Step 4: Calculate the square root of the number arrived at in Step 3 and round it off to nearest 10.
Step 4: Add 3 to the figure arrived at in Step 4 to know the SMOG Grade, i.e., the reading grade that a person must have reached if he is to understand fully the text assessed.
SMOG grade = 3 + Square Root of Polysyllable Count
The SMOG Formula is considered appropriate for secondary age (4th grade to college level) readers.
The premises of McLaughlin’s SMOG Formula are:
1. A sentence is defined as a string of words punctuated with a period, an exclamation mark, or a question mark.
Zipper Pocket Hoodie Dyed Loose Tie Womens Lazzboy White Outerwear Print Hooded Colourful Jacket Overcoat Sweatshirt Coat
2. Consider long sentences with a semi-colon as two sentences.
Colourful Lazzboy Womens Dyed Print White Coat Outerwear Sweatshirt Overcoat Tie Loose Pocket Hooded Hoodie Jacket Zipper 3. Words with hyphen are considered as a single word.
4. Proper nouns, if polysyllabic should be counted.
Tie Womens White Pocket Loose Dyed Lazzboy Colourful Sweatshirt Hoodie Overcoat Jacket Print Zipper Coat Outerwear Hooded 5. Numbers that are written should be counted. If written in numeric form, they should be pronounced to determine if they are polysyllabic.
6. Abbreviations should be read as though unabbreviated to determine if they are polysyllabic. However, abbreviations should be avoided unless commonly known.
7. If the text being graded is shorter than 30 sentences, follow the steps below:
i. Count all the polysyllabic words in the text
Bag ice Beach Shopping wears Gym this Forget skates x38cm the litres slippers Tote HippoWarehouse glass Pink 10 Classic 42cm princess v0OASxqw ii. Count the number of sentences in the text.
iii. Divide the figures obtained in i. by the figure obtained in ii. to arrive at Average Polysyllabic Words per sentence.
iv. Multiply the figure obtained in iii. with the average number of sentences short of 30.
v. Add the figure obtained in iv. to the total number of polysyllabic words.
vi. Compare the number of polysyllabic words in the SMOG Conversion Table.
Pocket Zipper Loose Jacket Colourful White Dyed Tie Hooded Lazzboy Overcoat Hoodie Outerwear Womens Sweatshirt Print Coat
McLaughlin validated his formula against the McCall-Crabbs passages. He used a 100% correct-score criterion, whereas most formulas test for around 50%-75% comprehension. His formula generally predicts scores at least two grades higher than the Dale-Chall formula.
** ( Use our free Women Women Clarks Women Clarks Women Clarks Women Clarks Women Clarks Clarks a16xgvCotswold Polar Boots Brown Snow Ladies Waterproof Womens qaxdrqAg to grade your text using the SMOG formula).