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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

Fossils

Fossils are special kinds of rocks that can tell us about the past. Nonfiction, Lexile 470L
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Leopards

Facts about leopards Nonfiction, Lexile 390L
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I Want a Leopard

A child daydreams about having a leopard as a pet. Fiction, Lexile 350L
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The Laughing Lady

A lady laughs to show love. Fiction, Lexile 460L
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