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.

Select Reading Levels

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Inspiration at the Ballpark

Austin surprisingly discovers the topic for his Great Depression presentation at the ballpark. Fiction, Lexile 1010L

Seeing Eye

Camilla spots a treasure on the family's vacation to learn about Haida culture. Fiction, Lexile 1050L

Microfinance: It All Adds Up

The Internet makes it easy for people who need money to find people to loan or give money to finance small projects. Nonfiction, Lexile 1060L

The Unreadable Writing

The mystery of the Rongorongo tablets is just one of many mysteries that remains unsolved from Easter Island. Nonfiction, Lexile 1130L