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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

My Animals

A child lists his favorite stuffed animals. Fiction, Lexile BR40L
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    Assessment Passage
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The Little House

A child plays with a doll house. Fiction, Lexile BR80L
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    Assessment Passage
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The Animals in Summer

Animals have sun, grass, and mud in summer. Nonfiction, Lexile BR60L
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    Assessment Passage
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The Spring Day

Children enjoy spring weather. Nonfiction, Lexile BR10L
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    Assessment Passage
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    Running Record