TextProject provides specialized scaffolds for teachers to use in lesson planning and text selection. They range from suggestions for benchmark texts to

Benchmark Texts: Stepping Up Complexity

5 May 2011


Benchmark Texts: Stepping Up Complexity

Adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) represents the first time that explicit complexity levels have been set for grade-level texts. The Standards give little guidance for how to support the many students who struggle to read complex texts. TextProject is responding to this need with research-based resources to guide educators in identifying appropriate texts for struggling readers.



Lesson Plan for a Fluency Intervention

A lesson plan for building reading fluency. The lesson plan utilizes QuickReads, but it can be adapted for use with other TextProject texts.

31 January 2014


Sources for Reading Assessment Rehearsals

A list of resources where educators can preview sample reading assessment tests.

14 July 2014


Eyes on Text Reading Log

Dr. Devon Brenner designs a reading log for teachers to record their students' reading progress.