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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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Showing 4 of 116 Passages

Animals Like to Eat

Animals like to eat different things. Nonfiction, Lexile 80L
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I See Tall Trees

I see the life cycle of trees in the woods. Fiction, Lexile 120L
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At the Playground

I can do many things at the playground. Fiction, Lexile 120L
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We Use Our Senses

We can use our senses to learn about things in the woods. Nonfiction, Lexile 90L
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