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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Building Robots, Building Skills

Students participate in robot-building competitions and develop skills. Nonfiction, Lexile 890L

The Gates of Art

Christo's The Gates in Central Park in New York City shows how art can make a lasting image in people's minds. Nonfiction, Lexile 770L

Ready, Set, Robot Race

A team of students checks that their robot is ready before a race. Fiction, Lexile 530L

The Rainbow Fence

Juanita and her classmates build a rainbow fence at school. Fiction, Lexile 830L