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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Map Tools

A map's tools make it easier to use. Nonfiction, Lexile 390L

The Great Zoo Escape

Escaped animals decide to return to the zoo. Fiction, Lexile 440L

The Bronx Zoo Cares

Animals' homes at the Bronx Zoo show the zoo cares about its animals. Nonfiction, Lexile 540L

The Treasure Map

Two children decide to hide coins and make a treasure map but run into a problem. Fiction, Lexile 430L