Leveled Texts

Best Practices: Reading Development Over Time
Best Practices: K-2 Small Group Instruction
Best Practices: 3-8 Small Group Instruction
Best Practices: What do others do during small group or independent instruction?

These high-interest, standards-based books engage and motivate students to read.

  • Navigators Chapter Books - This multigenre standards-based program, Grades 3–6, builds reading, writing, and test-taking skills across the content areas of math, science, and social studies.
  • BookRoom Collections - These collections, Grades K–5, consist of multigenre texts that align with National Content Standards and develop academic content and literacy.
  • Content-Area Reading - These leveled texts are thematically linked to the full range of National Content Standards.
    • Social Studies texts teach literacy and content.
    • Math texts teach literacy and content.
    • Science texts teach literacy and content.
    • Fiction/Drama texts introduce genres and content-area.
    • Fiction-to-Fact books integrate literacy and content through fiction and nonfiction themes with text-to-text connections.
    • Biography books introduce early and fluent readers to contemporary and historic role models.
    • How-To books teach sequential text structure as students read and follow step-by-step procedures.
    • Career books introduce emergent readers to the work world.