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BENCHMARK PASSAGES & RUNNING RECORDS

Find students' instructional levels by assessing their reading skills with developmentally appropriate texts while recording reading behavior. Benchmark Passages are short text selections that are one part of a three-part process to help place students at their instructional levels for leveled reading sessions and to assess their readiness to progress to the next level.

Digital Running Records on Raz-Plus

With our Online Running Record tool, Raz-Plus or Raz-Kids members can:
  • Assign and listen to recordings of Benchmark Passages and Books.
  • Score recordings using an online running record tool.
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Level B

Big and Little

Many things are big and little. Nonfiction
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Ted Sees a Pond

While on a walk, Ted and his dog see a pond and the things that live there. Fiction
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Near the Pond

Many animals are near the pond. Nonfiction
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We Read About Animals

A child and an adult read a book about some animals. Fiction
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