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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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Level V

Cowgirl Memory

Rosalind remembers what it was like to learn about ranch life. Fiction, Lexile 1110L
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Relearning Myaamia

Myaamia, a Native American language, almost disappeared. Nonfiction, Lexile 1070L
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Hopi Names

A child shows interest in his family's Hopi traditions when he learns how useful they are on the ranch. Fiction, Lexile 960L
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The Mighty Shire

The shire is a huge breed of horse. Nonfiction, Lexile BR80L
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