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Using Kids A-Z you can:

1 Assign and listen to recordings of Benchmark Passages and Books.

2 Score recordings using an online running record tool.

BENCHMARK PASSAGES & RUNNING RECORDS

Leveled Passages to Find Students' Instructional Reading Levels

Use these short, leveled passages as one step in the three-step process to find your students' instructional reading levels or to assess whether they are prepared to move to the next level.

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Level B

Big and Little

Many things are big and little. Nonfiction, Lexile BR20L
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Ted Sees a Pond

While on a walk, Ted and his dog see a pond and the things that live there. Fiction, Lexile 40L
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Near the Pond

Many animals are near the pond. Nonfiction, Lexile BR50L
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We Read About Animals

A child and an adult read a book about some animals. Fiction, Lexile 50L
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