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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Map Tools

A map's tools make it easier to use. Nonfiction, Lexile 390L

The Great Zoo Escape

Escaped animals decide to return to the zoo. Fiction, Lexile 440L

The Bronx Zoo Cares

Animals' homes at the Bronx Zoo show the zoo cares about its animals. Nonfiction, Lexile 540L

The Treasure Map

Two children decide to hide coins and make a treasure map but run into a problem. Fiction, Lexile 430L