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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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Seeing the Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is a source of pride for an Egyptian child. Fiction, Lexile 670L
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The Mystery of the Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is an icon of Ancient Egypt, but its age is a mystery. Nonfiction, Lexile 580L
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The Great Bee Mystery

Bees are mysteriously disappearing from hives. Nonfiction, Lexile 530L
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The Ranch Helpers

A girl discovers that bees help almond growers with their crops. Fiction, Lexile 480L
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