GR Short Reads NONFICTION Level X Pack


The all-new Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction gives students the practice they need to read and understand the complex, informational texts that we encounter every day. Students dive right into challenging & relevant content while learning key strategies to uncover deep meaning. With a wide range of subjects and text types, students will expand their academic and domain-specific vocabulary and deepen their comprehension and analytical skills. Put it all together, and Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction is an essential tool to prepare all K-6 students for assessments and real world readiness.

NEW! Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction:
• Fits seamlessly into classroom guided reading groups
• Teaches strategies for decoding and comprehending complex texts
• Builds rich domain-specific vocabulary across content areas
• Engages students with thematically linked passages across text types
• Provides sufficiently complex, short informational texts worthy of being read, reread, and analyzed

Level X:

Texts cover increasingly mature themes and require extensive prior knowledge; texts are designed to present a significant amount of new information.

Level X Titles

  • A Guide to Russia’s Extreme Sites
  • Disasters
  • Foods With a Difference
  • Grow Your Own Egg Crystal Geodes
  • Jack London Book Reviews
  • Address Delivered at the Dedication of the Cemetery at Gettysburg
  • Maya Lin on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • The Willy-Nicky Telegrams


  • ISBN13: 9780545798204
  • Format: Guided Reading Collection
  • Grades: 6
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level X