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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.


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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Bullet Trains

Bullet trains provide easy high-speed travel. Nonfiction, Lexile 540L

One Fast Train Ride

A child visiting his grandmother in Japan rides a bullet train for the first time. Fiction, Lexile 520L

Kid Rappers

Some kid rappers have become stars. Nonfiction, Lexile 550L

Take Me Seriously

An eight-year-old child surprises the audience and judges of a talent program. Fiction, Lexile 400L