TOPIC SETS plus POETRY. Teach close reading to find text evidence and build knowledge.

Mini-lessons, Lexile-leveled passages, and questions that match the new assessments.

Build foundational skills with engaging nonfiction and fiction Big Books.

Teach students to read and write persuasive, informational, and narrative text.

Engage students with interactive whiteboard sets, enhanced e-books, and more!

New from Benchmark Education


Common Core Standards: New Resources
Innovative Writing, Genre Studies, and Reader's Theater series have been designed with the Common Core Standards in mind, and our recently updated informational text sets are helping educators provide more nonfiction. Learn more
ACE© Research Project Organizer has just received a "Literacy Courseware Challenge" grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation! Click here for more information.
Benchmark Literacy is a comprehensive core reading program for Grades K-6, using the gradual-release model and featuring 30 weeks of explicit comprehension-focused lessons for the whole class, small groups, and intervention. Learn more.
Special Offers


2 NEW 2013 Teacher's Choice Award Winners
help students read, analyze, and write the Common Core/STAAR text types!
Benchmark Writer's Workshop
PRIME Social Studies
Literacy Resources


Leveled Reading Books

Build literacy with leveled reading books and explicit comprehension instruction. Precisely leveled texts for differentiated instruction, both fiction and nonfiction, build literacy while supporting content area instruction.

Reader's Theater

Five award-winning, multi-leveled Reader's Theater series engage every student and enhance instruction. Use Readers Theater classroom plays to build fluency while enriching content and genre studies.

1st Grade Books

Empower young readers with first grade reading books at "just right" levels. First grade reading books and instructional resources build comprehension, fluency and vocabulary. High interest fiction and nonfiction 1st grade books motivate students.

3rd Grade Books

Make your third graders confident readers with third grade reading books at "just right" levels. Select the 3rd grade reading books and research-proven teaching resources you need for literacy and language development.

5th Grade Books

Motivate older readers with leveled fifth grade reading books and empower every student to succeed. Fifth grade books, both fiction and nonfiction, provide students with access to grade-level content and build comprehension and vocabulary.