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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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Showing 4 of 116 Passages

Brain Works

A brain does many things. Nonfiction, Lexile 330L
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    Assessment Passage
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    Running Record

Hide and Seek Games

There are different versions of the game of hide and seek. Nonfiction, Lexile 500L
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    Assessment Passage
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    Running Record

Dinner with the Animals

If we asked animal friends to dinner, it would be just like a family dinner. Fiction, Lexile 330L
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    Assessment Passage
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    Running Record

Hide and Seek with Tank

A child plays hide and seek with his pet bird Tank. Fiction, Lexile 280L
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    Running Record