For Grades K–2

The K–2 kit includes a 38-book library, Teacher's Guide, Assessment Conference Book, Reproducible Assessment Forms Book and CD, and a sturdy organization box.

  • 38 Assessment Books for Levels A–N

    Includes engaging literary and informational texts created with the CCSS in mind.

    View a complete leveled-list of the K–2 titles

    Read now See Sample Book
    38 Levels A-N
  • Teacher's Guide

    Step-by-step directions for administering and scoring each assessment, along with planning tools and lesson plans for each stage of reading development.

    See Lesson Plan 200+ page Teacher's Guide
    Assessment Forms Book and CD

    All the forms you need to administer the four assessment steps. Ready to reproduce or print.

    See Sample Teacher Forms
    See Sample Student Forms Guided Reading Assessment
  • Assessment Conference Book

    A handy resource with Pre-A Assessments and Quick Reference Guides for administering and scoring Reading Records.

    Guided Reading Assessment
    Organization Box

    Hanging folders for each level keep your assessment materials organized.

    Sturdy storage box hangling folders for each level
Next step Guided Reading Assessment pages

Welcome to the Next Step Guided Reading Assessment e-sampler, where you can explore the components of the first guided reading system designed from the ground up to meet the Common Core Standards. Master teachers Jan Richardson, Ph.D. and Maria Walther Ed.D. developed this simple, yet powerful assessment to help teachers:

  • Get to Know Students as Readers
  • Connect Assessment Data to Reading Instruction
  • Plan and Teach Guided Reading Lessons