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Checkpoints for Progress In Reading & Writing for Families and Communities - February 1998

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Kindergarten: Selection from Danny the Dinosaur. Copyright 1958 by Syd Hoff. Published by HarperCollins Children's Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

First Grade: Selection from Franklin is Bossy. Text copyright 1993 by Paulette Bourgeois. Published by Scholastic Inc. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Second Grade: Selection from Curious George. Copyright 1941 by H.A. Rey. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Third Grade: Selection from Sarah, Plain and Tall. Copyright 1985 by Patricia MacLachlan. Published by HarperCollins Children's Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Fourth Grade: Selection from Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade. Copyright 1981 by Barthe DeClements. Published by Penguin USA Inc. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Fifth Grade: Selection from Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon. Copyright 1994 by Paula Danziger. Published by Putnam Publishing Group. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Sixth Grade: Selection from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Copyright 1976 by Mildred D. Taylor. Published by Penguin USA Inc. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Seventh Grade: Selection from Old Yeller. Copyright 1956 by Fred Gipson. Published by HarperCollins Publishers. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Eighth Grade: Selection from The Hobbit. Copyright by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Houghton Mifflin. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

Ninth Grade: Selection from Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.

Tenth Grade: Selection from The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

Eleventh Grade: Selection from David Copperfield by Charles Dickens.

Twelfth Grade: Selection from Nineteen Eighty-Four. Copyright by George Orwell. Published by A.M. Heath & Co., Ltd. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.

The Lexile Framework was developed in part by the following grants by the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, United States Public Health Service: HD 19448-01, HD 19448-02, HD 23430, HD 25358-01, and HD 25358-02.


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