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  • intended audience - Wikipedia readability
  • references - discussion, sources listed, web research
  • point of view - wikipedia reviewers, alternative web sources
  • good enough - acceptable level of accuracy, depth
  • validation criteria - media literacy
  • interactivity - communication with contributors, reviewers
  • process - creation, collaboration, review / critique, revision
  • learning - class discussion, summary, collaboration - extension/ refinement, assessment - review quiz


  • Wikipedia - RADAR - readability of introduction - Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 15. Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: 26. Post-secondary
  • Wikijunior - Laser - introduction readability - Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 9. Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: 55. Middle school / Secondary
  • Butterfly - Flesch-Kincaid Grade level: 12. Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score: 43. Secondary


  • Readability - Method used: Flesch-Kincaid (English).
    The Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease score indicates how easy a text is to read. A high score implies an easy text. In comparison comics typically score around 90 while legalese can get a score below 10.
    The Flesch-Kincaid Grade level indicates the grade a person will have to have reached to be able to understand the text. E.g. a grade level of 7 means that a seventh grader will be able to understand the text.