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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Incredible Shrinking Technology

Useful gadgets have grown smaller over time. Nonfiction, Lexile 910L

The Crash

On the planet Marva, adults are addicted to Superior Contact phones. Fiction, Lexile 910L

Mystery at the Beach

A family solves the mystery of tracks in the sand at the beach. Fiction, Lexile 680L

The Magnificent Macaw

The scarlet macaw, a bird of Latin America, faces problems but also has allies to keep it from becoming extinct. Nonfiction, Lexile 980L