Leveled Texts for Classic Fiction
These collections of passages adapted from classic fiction allow students at four different reading levels to read the same material and participate in class activities together. Support materials at the beginning of each book explain lesson plan options, standards alignment, and techniques for differentiation.
The four readability levels in this set are:
1.5 - 2.2
3.0 - 3.5
5.0 - 5.5
6.5 - 7.2
Passages in each book are grouped by the element of fiction to be taught: setting, character, plot, or language usage. Each passage ends with an a leveled reading prompt about that element. All materials are reproducible from the included CDs.
Passages from Robinson Crusoe, Hans Brinker, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Swiss Family Robinson, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Railway Children, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Treasure Island, Tarzan of the Apes, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, The Jungle Book, What Katy Did, Call of the Wild, Kidnapped
Fantasy and Science Fiction:
Passages from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Adventures of Peter Pan, A Princess of Mars, Frankenstein, The Lost World, The Wind in the Willows, A Journey into the Center of the Earth, The Jungle Book, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Time Machine, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Story of Doctor Dolittle, The Secret Garden, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: An Underwater Tour of the World
Passages from Our Little Celtic Cousin of Long Ago, The Store Boy, The Rover Boys at School, The Prince and the Pauper, A Little Princess, Rainbow Valley, Little Women, The Lords of the Wild, Kidnapped, In the Days of the Guild, Anne of Green Gables, The Puritan Twins, The Red Badge of Courage, The Secret Garden, The Guns of Bull Run
Passages from The Adventures of Pinocchio, Mother Goose in Prose, Denslow's Three Bears, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Anne of Green Gables, The Magic Fishbone, The Book of Nature Myths, The Bremen Town Musicians, Clever Else, The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Tales from Shakespeare, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, How the Camel Got His Hump, My Father's Dragon, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Passages from The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Circular Staircase, The Blue Ghost Mystery, The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, The Secret Adversary, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery, Penny Nichols Finds a Clue, Penny Nichols and the Mystery of the Lost Key, The Man with the Twisted Lip, The Scarlet Lake Mystery, The Red House Mystery, The Thirty-Nine Steps, Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill
Passages from Odin's Eye, Perseus and Medusa, Theseus and the Minotaur, Atalanta and Hippomenes, Romulus and Remus, Paris and the Golden Apple, Perseus and the Gray Women, Cupid and Psyche, Echo and Narcissus, Midas and the Golden Touch, Orpheus and Eurydice, Persephone, The Trojan Horse, Sif's Golden Hair, Thor and Elli
Passages from Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, The Tempest, Henry V, Othello, Richard III, The Winter's Tale, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, Much Ado about Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and The Taming of the Shrew