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The Vocabulary of Books for Children in Grades 3 to 8


by Edward L. Thorndike - 1936

The author has made a count of the words outside the most widely used 2500 (the first 2500 of the Thorndike 20,000 Word List) in 120 samples, usually of 40,000 words from books recommended for supplementary reading by children in Grades 3 to 8 by Terman and Lima. 20,000 words were taken in books the total length of which was under 40,000.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 38 Number 3, 1936, p. 196-205
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 7682, Date Accessed: 5/31/2020 1:52:39 PM

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