Microsoft Reading Progress: Reading Samples by Grade

Resources are listed for each grade in order of difficulty from least difficult to most difficult. In order to use them in Reading Progress, you will need to download them from here and then add them to your student’s assignment.

Grade 3:

Non-Fiction:

Animals of the Arctic From Readworks.org Lexile Level 500

What’s in the Oceans From Readworks.org Lexile Level 640

Sunflowers  From Readworks.org Lexile Level 760

Shark Skim & Swimsuits From Readworks.org Lexile Level 890

Fiction:

Sir Gus The Beginning From Core Knowledge

Our New Old House From Readworks.org Lexile Level 430

The Great Escape From Readworks.org Lexile Level 560

The Ants and the Grasshopper From Readworks.org Lexile Level 750

Grade 4:

Non-Fiction:

Hooray for Hummingbirds From Readworks.org Lexile Level 350

The Importance of Light From Readworks.org Lexile Level 500

Recycling & Conservation From Readworks.org Lexile Level 650

A Family Reunion  From Readworks.org Lexile Level 750

Students turn food into non-perishable Powder From Tween Tribune Lexile Level 810

Fiction: 

A Small Life From Readworks.org Lexile Level 420

A Very Special Place From Readworks.org Lexile Level 600

Shoot it Harder, Shoot it Softer From Readworks.org Lexile Level 830

The Most Important Question From Readworks.org Lexile Level 910

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Grade 6:

Grade 7: