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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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Colors

By mixing paint colors, people can produce other colors. Nonfiction, Lexile 270L
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Jake Sees a Tunnel

Jake finds a safe way to cool off on a hot day. Fiction, Lexile 250L
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Energy Helps My Body Move

A body takes energy in and uses it in various ways. Fiction, Lexile 180L
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Workers Make a Tunnel

How workers dig a tunnel. Nonfiction, Lexile 330L
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