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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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Inspiration at the Ballpark

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

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

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