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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A Night in the Trees

A boy is nervous about camping overnight until he learns he'll be in a tree house. Fiction, Lexile 740L

Making Cars

Learn how cars are put together. Nonfiction, Lexile 960L

Homes High in the Trees

Members of the Kombai tribe live in hand-built tree houses. Nonfiction, Lexile 960L

The Reading Chair

Daniella's father builds her a chair. Fiction, Lexile 760L