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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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Map Tools

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

Escaped animals decide to return to the zoo. Fiction, Lexile 440L
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The Bronx Zoo Cares

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

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