Leveled readers are a common classroom resource teachers use to provide reading support in the classroom. Most commonly used in K-1 classrooms, but they have leveled books that go up to high school reading levels. They help with reading because students can read them independently and they are usually written with high student interest levels.
The classroom doesn't have to be the only place your child sees leveled readers. You can have them right at home! Here is The Complete Guide to Leveled Readers at Home!
First, students' reading levels are found and then they are given books to read at their level.
You need to know what your child's independent reading level is so that you can get readers at that level.
Don't know your child's reading level?
- ask their teacher
- ask their tutor
- do you own assessment (Try the San Diego Quick)
Now that you know your child's independent reading level, it is time to pick out some books!
There are many options out there, but make sure you choose ones that are supported by research. Here are some options you can choose from:
BOB BOOKSBOB Books begin at the prereading level and go up to 1st grade. They also have one's that focus on specific phonics skills, visit theirwebsite for your child to take a quiz to find out which set they need.
SCHOLASTIC LITTLE LEVELED READERS
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My name is Deann Jensen, MS in Educational Psychology. I am the sole owner, tutor, and blog writer for Tutoring with Intent. I have been teaching in Phoenix and surrounding areas for six years. I am a licensed Arizona Teacher for grades K-8 and special education grades K-12.