Reading A-Z is an online resource developed by Learning A-Z famous for its library of books and texts offered at 29 developmentally appropriate reading levels. Take a quick look at just how our best-in-class leveling system works!
The Leveling System
The proprietary leveling system used on
The Text Levels
Reading A-Z's leveled texts are divided into 4 stages of reading development.
The Leveling Measures
Every leveled Reading A-Z text is reviewed to determine its appropriate qualitative and quantitative measures.
Qualitative assessment ensures appropriate:
- Predictability of text
- Text structure and organization
- Illustration support
- Knowledge demands
Quantitative assessment ensures appropriate:
- Total word count
- Number of different words
- Number of high-frequency words
- Number of low-frequency words
- Sentence length
- Sentence complexity
The Leveling Process
Every test goes through a precise 5-step review to ensure accurate and reliable leveling.
Assessing Students’ Levels
Reading A-Z provides a 3-part assessment process to help you place students in the instructionally appropriate level.
Using Leveled Texts
Reading A-Z offers a number of leveled texts to vary instruction and keep students engaged.
- Leveled Books
- Serial Books
- Fluency Practice Passages
- Reader's Theater Scripts